Forest soils need many decades to recover from fires and logging

24th January 2019

A landmark study from The Australian National University (ANU) has found that forest soils need several decades to recover from bushfires and logging -- much longer than previously thought.

Lead researcher Elle Bowd from the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society said the team found forest soils recovered very slowly over many years from these events -- up to 80 years following a bushfire and at least 30 years after logging.

Royal Agricultural University announces a new initiative will help veterans move into careers in rural sector

16th January 2019

A national networking platform to help ex-forces personnel looking to move into careers in the rural sector - and their future employers - is to be launched in Gloucestershire.

Known as “The Rural List Cirencester” and associated with The Liquid List - a well-established veterans’ networking series - it will develop into monthly events at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) for both veterans and employers from across the rural economy.