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New Zealand Journal of Forestry (2011) 56(1): 29
©New Zealand Institute of Forestry

Book Review
Rich history of forestry education highlights impact of changes

Don Mead 1

1 Golden Bay

Circumspice. One hundred years of forestry education centred on Creswick, Victoria Compiled by Rob Youl, Brian Fry and Ron Hartley. Publisher: Forest Education Centenary Committee $A40 (+ postage) (Available from robinyoul@gmail.com) This book was produced as part of the 2010 celebrations on 100 years of forestry teaching at Creswick, near Ballaret. The book follows the changes that occurred at the Victorian School of Forestry, describing the reasons behind them, the people involved and to a lesser extent the impact of the professional foresters that came from the School, and later Melbourne University. The book is arranged roughly in chronological order. The title ‘Circumspice’ is used to describe how people at Creswick saw themselves. It means look round for opportunities, take risks, avoid conformity and embrace the promised career.
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