Clearfell Logging in the Otway Forested Catchments - Water Yield and Water Quality Issues Otway Ranges Environment Network
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Water more valuable than timber and woodchips
The preceding analysis reveals that water gained by not logging the West Barwon Catchment is far more valuable than sawn timber and woodchips. These conclusions are very conservative.

(1) Australian Farm Journal, Jan. 2000 Pg. 14: Japanese woodchips underpin Australian market.
(2) Agroforestry News, Spring 1999, Pg. 30: Trends in sawnwood market.

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