Ninth conference of the AFHS, Mount Gambier, SA, October 2015
The ninth National Conference of the Australian Forest History Society Inc was held at Mount Gambier, South Australia from 21-24 October 2015. The majority of papers from the conference can now be accessed below on this page. Download the programme of the 2015 conference and field trip as well as the proceedings below.
Proceedings of the The Ninth National Conference
- The Waite Arboretum ─ Science, Trees and Technology
- Early Forest management in Scotland’s Plantations
- Forestry in New Zealand’s Changing Landscape [forthcoming]
- Environmental Wicked Problem Solving: A case for History
- Plantations and Playwrights ─ a history of Indigenous Australians’s involvement in the plantation industry [forthcoming], Sue Feary
- Julia Marion Harvey Hale, Sawmiller
- A review of the early years of jarrah dieback research in Western Australia
- Surrey Hills, the birthplace of industrial-scale eucalypt plantations in Australia
- Mueller’s Legacy: The Yates in Melbourne’s Rotary Park.
- A Pictorial history of South Australian forestry
- The lives of forty South Australian foresters
- History and consequences of limited eucalypt forests in the lower south east of South Australia
- The South Australian Press and the forest influence debate: 1830-1954
- The Planted Landscape: forest transformation in the Upper Clarence catchment, northern NSW
- Evolution of sawmills in east coast eucalypt forests in the 1950s.
- Cork oak plantation trials in Victoria
- Playing sad havoc with our forests: foresters versus railway sleeper-hewers in Victoria
- Forum Summary: South Australian plantation ownership and management-the past influencing
future prospects [forthcoming]
An Ode to Mark Allen
In 2016 Steven Legg talked on the Exploring Environmental History Podcast about the inluence of forests on climate based on his paper presented at the Mt Gambier conference. Listen to the twopodcast episode using the players below.