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Forest NSW Annual Report 2012

Our history Forests NSW is proud of its long and rich history 2012, the Minister for Primary Industries, the over the past century, during which foresters Hon. Katrina Hodgkinson, MP, announced have been stewards of the land, sustainably that Forests NSW will become a State-owned managing the State’s native and planted forest corporation to improve the organisation’s Forests NSW estate resources for the benefit of all people in NSW, for commercial performance while still ensuring the today and the future. long history of forest stewardship continues. 1913–2012 Over the years, the organisation has seen many Another exciting chapter in the organisation’s changes in name and governance. On 9 May history begins. Hectares 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 500 000 500 000 500 000 1 000 000 1 500 000 2 000 000 2 500 000 3 000 000 3 500 000 4 000 000 Year 1913 500 500 000 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 0 The first State forest was dedicated on 26 March 1913, Acacia Creek and Koreelah State Forest No. 1, adjacent to the NSW/Qld border near Legume. Photo: Forests NSW Image Library. ‘The Cedargetters’. Photo: Forests NSW Image Library. 2012 10 Forests NSW Annual Report 2011–12 Social, Environmental and Economic Performance


Forest NSW Annual Report 2012
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