Demonstration Forests: Changing Public Opinion

Demonstration Forests: Changing Public Opinion

Public debate over forestry issues has made news headlines across Australia for over two decades. It has become clear during the debate that a way must be found to increase the public’s knowledge of forestry issues – and soon. Many forums to inform and educate the public have been tried in the past, meeting with only limited success. Peoples are still generally ill-informed are easily swayed by emotional rhetoric.