FOBIF has just published a catalogue of our current exhibition at the Newstead Arts Hub. This 70 page book, Responding to Country: Friends of the Box-Ironbark Forests 1998-2023, includes:
- Photos with accompanying words by 25 members and supporters,
- Drawings by Chewton Primary School students,
- A geology section with text written by Clive Willman,
- Photos of FOBIF walks going back more than ten years,
- An essay by Alex Panelli, Of People and a Forest – some personal reflections,
- Articles about two FOBIF founding members, Ern Perkins and Doug Ralph,
- Two articles on the founding of FOBIF and its history by Phil Ingamells and Bernard Slattery.
You can buy the book for $15 plus $3 postage on this site. It is now available at Stoneman’s Bookroom and the Visitors Information Centre in Castlemaine and Bookish in Bendigo.