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Wood's good for your health

Recent studies, along with evidence emerging from Europe and Asia, suggest that the use of wood indoors lowers stress reactivity of the sympathetic nervous system. This is associated with lower blood pressure, lower heart-rate, lower psychological stress, lower susceptibility to illness, and a better ability to focus attention.

The reason for this effect is biophilia, the innate attraction of humans to life and life-like processes. Simply being in the built environment produces a low level of stress since urban living is relatively new on an evolutionary scale.

Forest change mapped by Google Earth

Steve Dobbyns recognised as a Registered Professional Forester

The Institute of Foresters of Australia recently announced Jamax Forest Solutions owner, Steve Dobbyns' approval as a Registered Professional Forester.
TheRegistered Professional Forester© scheme is a formal registration system that offers quality assurance on forestry expertise. The scheme is administered by the Institute of Foresters of Australia and is available to members and non-members of IFA.
More information about the IFA and the RPF scheme can be found by following the enclosed link.

Active management of forests are good for both the forest and the environment.

An animated short film by Aspen Center for Environmental Studies exploring how forests affect, and are affected by, the forces around them.
 
Active management of forests are good for both the forest and the environment.
 

Timber appraisal/valuations

Timber is a valuable and often overlooked asset on timbered properties.
 
Whether buying or selling a timbered property, you need to know just what it is you are buying or selling and how much it is worth. In some cases, the timber can be worth more than the value of the land.
 
A detailed knowledge of forestry and the timber market is essential in understanding how the value of the timber contributes to the overall value of a timbered property.
 
Jamax Forest Solutions provides:
 
  • a professional timber appraisal service to industry standards,

Reach for the stars: wooden skyscrapers and climate change

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Michael Green: The beauty and impact of a wooden skyscraper
Michael Green is Vancouver-based wood architect with his own architecture and interior design studio. He created a tall wooden tower for Vancouver along with an instruction manual for building wooden ...

Have you got any power poles on your property and what are they worth if you do?

Now is the time to check if any of the trees on your property are capable of making it as a pole! With the Feds and NSW Governments pointing the finger at each other over increasing power bills, focus has moved squarely onto the need to replace a lot of the State's aging power poles. As a result of the expected spike in demand, pole producers, like Koppers, are chasing supplies of poles.

So, if want to log your property and you think you have enough trees capable of making a pole, contact Jamax. We can assess the viability of harvesting your property for poles, arrange and manage the operation and get you the best return for your logs!