Forests

In NSW, the overwhelming majority of logged native forest ends up as low-value woodchips, with small amounts of value adding and high levels of controversy. Native forests provide far greater value for their ecosystem services and long‐term carbon storage. As we move towards a low carbon economy, our naturally carbon dense native forests will become increasingly valuable.

It’s time for NSW to commit to ending native forest logging, reject proposals to burn native forests for power and protect and restore the state’s once great forest corridors. In taking these steps, NSW can realise the benefits of its forests and their role as vital habitat for native plants and wildlife, in storing carbon and in reducing the impacts of flood and drought on local communities.

Don't burn our forests for energy!

The O’Farrell government is set to overturn a ban on burning native forest wood for electricity, a practice last seen in the nineteenth century. 

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Give to Our Forest Appeal

We have a unique opportunity to protect our native forests from becoming woodchips and secure a sustainable future for the forests of NSW.

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