Australian forests, and the wood they produce, are an amazing and versatile resource.
Wood - the ultimate renewable (transcript) DOCX [25 KB]
Australia’s forests are valued for their diverse ecosystems and unique biodiversity, for their ability to regenerate and regrow and sequester carbon, for their provision of wood products and for their aesthetic value and recreational opportunities.
Forests provide us with things we use every day, including:
Trees also have the incredible ability to:
There are human health benefits associated with using and seeing wood or wood products. Wood gives us a connection to nature. It makes us feel happier and more relaxed.
Trees regenerate. Trees are a sustainable, renewable resource for future generations when carefully managed.
Wood really is the ultimate renewable. A sophisticated alternative to other materials that use more carbon in their production.
So when you use your next tea bag, buy the newspaper, pour milk from a carton, or sit at a wooden table, think about the miracle material that surrounds you. Wood.
Australian Forestry. Planning for tomorrow, today.