FORSITE FORESTRY PTY LTD
Professional services focused on commercial tree-growing in Northern Australia
FORSITE FORESTRY PTY LTD
Far North Queensland Master Tree Grower Courses Available
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ABOUT FORSITE FORESTRY

We are based in Innisfail and work across northern Australia for a diverse range of large and small clients.  We collaborate with a multi-disciplinary range of professionals to provide the services required by each client.

We have particular expertise working with the following species:

* African mahogany (Khaya senegalensis)

* Queensland maple (Flindersia brayleana)

* Pongamia (Milletia pinnata)

* Red mahogany (Eucalyptus pellita)

* Rose gum (Eucalyptus grandis)

* Silver quandong (Eleocarpus grandis)

* Teak (Tectona grandis)

Some examples of the projects we have worked on are shown below:

* VALUATION OF TEAK PLANTATION FOR THE FAMILY COURT

* SAWING STUDY OF PLANTATION GROWN AFRICAN MAHOGANY LOGS

* PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY OF PONGAMIA PLANTATION

eucalypt plantation
Eucalypt plantation assessment

 Alex Lindsay Principal Consultant

Alex Lindsay is uniquely qualified to provide a grower-oriented forestry advice service in tropical Australia, in particular North Queensland. Alex was born and raised in Atherton, and after leaving the area to pursue study and career opportunities, moved back to the Tablelands region in 2009.

Alex gained a double degree of Bachelor of Science (Forestry)/ Bachelor of Science at the Australian National University, graduating in 1995. Alex’s second degree was in soil science, and in 2009 he returned to university to undertake further study in soil science, earning a First Class Honours degree from Charles Darwin University.

Alex has had over a decade of operational experience establishing and maintaining hardwood plantations, in Tasmania, Queensland and the Northern Territory. He has worked in supervisory and managerial roles for several large forestry companies and government departments.

Since 2006 Alex has specialised in research, and he has acquired a wealth of knowledge regarding different species, site types, establishment and maintenance operations, silviculture, inventory and growth modelling. Alex is actively involved in ongoing research with a variety of organisations. He is also involved with numerous growers and groups interested in trees for non-wood values.

Alex is a Member of the Institute of Foresters of Australia, and a Registered Professional Forester with recognised skills in hardwood plantation research. He is also a member of the Australian Soil Science Society Incorporated and a Fertcare Accredited Advisor.

 

 

Wood for Sale

Wood for Sale

Forsite Forestry can connect customers looking for Australian tropical timber with tree growers, and with owners of slabbed and sawn boards of local speciality timbers. If you are seeking to buy or sell locally-grown or speciality wood, or are looking for a...

FARM FORESTRY EVENT

FARM FORESTRY EVENT

Saturday, 14 May, 1pm Mowbray, Far North QLD Speaker: Carol Neal, from Speciality Timber Growers Subject: Timber Marketing Contact: 0427 231 971 / Email Silver quandong timber will be the focus of a field afternoon at Mowbray on Saturday, 14 May, 1pm, for people...

Plantation appraisals

Plantation appraisals

The key to success when growing African mahogany in plantations is to make sure the best trees are able to grow as fast as possible, by removing the poorer trees. The hard part is knowing when to thin the plantation, how many trees to keep, and what to do with the...