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World Forestry Day

World Forestry Day has been celebrated around the world for 30 years to remind communities of the importance of forests and the many benefits which we gain from them.


The concept of having a World Forestry Day originated at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture in 1971.


Later that year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation gave support to the idea believing the event would contribute a great deal to public awareness of the importance of forests and agreed that it should be observed every year around the world.


March 21, the autumnal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere and the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere was chosen as the day to be celebrated offering information about the three key facets of forestry, protection, production and recreation.

 

Find out more at www.forest.nsw.gov.au/publication/forest_facts/celebrating_trees_forests/default.asp

When:  21 March 2008

Time:  All day!

Where:  Around the world!

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