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Foresters Monument : 17-July-2012
Foresters Monument : 17-July-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A log commemorates the foresters and the forest managers and their work in conserving the Barmah Forest.


Address:Sand Ridge Track, Barmah, 3639
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.960594
Long: 144.968272
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 29th April, 2000
Front Inscription

River Red Gum

This log was a River Red Gum tree that once grew near island lagoon in the Barmah Forest.  Unfortunately it fell down in 1999.  It is recorded in the Significant Trees section of the 1992 Barmah Forest State Park and Barmah State Forest Management Plan, as "Assessor`s Pile: with a heigh of 42.2 meters and a girth of 2.9 meters.

It was placed here by the Dept. of Natural Resources and Envrionment Forests Service, Parks Victoria and the Barmah Forest Preservation League, to commemorate the commitment of dedicated Foresters and Forest Managers, to the ongoing conservation and sustainable management of the Barmah Forest.

Unveiled 29. 04. 2000 by John Hutchison - Son of Forester : Jack Hutchison

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au