Service List

Some of the services provided by Forest Strategy are listed below. If you are interested in other services contact Forest Strategy to allow them to tailor a project team to meet your needs.


Hardwood Timber and Native Forest Resource Advice

The Forest Strategy consultant has extensive experience with the Hardwood timber resources in Victoria. This experience includes the drafting of the original strategic plan for the Statewide Forest Resource Inventory in 1996. More recent experience includes the calculation of sustainable yields for the Our Forest Our Future policy of 2000. The current resource levels have been set by an allocation order that was drafted by our consultant. These experiences make Forest Strategy the pre-emanate source of resource advice to the Victorian timber industry. The same skill sets can be used to provide advice on timber resources in other States.

Sales and Marketing of Timber

The Forest Strategy consultant has managed the sales for all Victorian hardwood timber for the Department of Sustainability and Environment and for a short period for VicForests. This included the design of the proposed new pricing and allocation system and the contract material that will form the basis of future sales. He has also arranged and managed major harvesting contracts for the Tambo and East Gippsland Forest Management Areas. The largest of these contracts was for about 500,000 m3 of timber products each year. These skill sets can be used to arrange and manage the sales and purchase programs for all forest growers and timber processors.

Plantation Development

Our consultant has managed plantation development programs of more than 1,000 hectares per year, both of radiata pine and shining gum on a high altitude site. The radiata program included land acquisition by property evaluation and purchase and plantation sharefarms on leased land. Management programs included forest mapping, inventory ,weed control and road design, construction and maintenance.

Native Forest Management

Native forests provide many and varied benefits for society and the forest owner. Our consultant has extensive experience in multiple use planning for native forest. He has intimately involved in the development of the East Gippsland Regional Forest Agreement including the satisfaction of extensive biodiversity and conservation targets.