Gottstein Trust – training opportunities
THE GOTTSTEIN Trust is offering a Forest Science Course in February 2015 that encompasses the topics covered in forestry degree.This “taste of forestry” provides anybody working in the industry with an understanding of method and logic behind forest planning and is designed specifically for those who do not have a formal forestry background.While covering topics from “the importance of forestry worldwide” to “how to measure a tree” the course is presented in an informative and interactive way with discussion encouraged between the presenters and participants.Leading Australian authorities on each subject have been appointed to present their topic and do so with great enthusiasm.
“Extremely valuable, very enjoyable”, "Great range of topics and speakers. I learned a huge amount. Excellent networking. I want more” and
“A very valuable and informative program for beginners in forestry”
These were some of the comments received at the conclusion of the first Gottstein Forest Science Course held in February 2013.
The Gottstein Trust also runs a Wood Science Course in alternate years to the Forest Science Course.This week long Wood Science course is a good introduction to the forest and wood products industry in Australia and covers all aspects of processing wood.The next Wood Science Course scheduled for February 2016.
Gottstein Fellowships, Industry Awards and Scholarships to people working or studying in the wood and forestry industries are also offered annually for individuals to pursue projects that are relevant to them and to the industry as a whole.