The study of establishing, cultivating, harvesting and managing forests. The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of sustainable forest management, and the establishment and maintenance of forest farms.
Forestry Studies develops skills in:
- assessing current forest resources and estimating future demand
- designing coupes and planning broadscale harvesting operations
- identifying, classifying and measuring trees and forests
- managing post-harvest rehabilitation programs.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics