New FOBIF book!

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.

Sample page

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