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Biographical entry Dahl, Bjarne Klaus (1898 - 1993)

Born
23 March 1898
Kristiansand, Norway
Died
25 October 1993
Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Forester
Website
http://dahltrust.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/BjarneBio.pdf

Summary

Bjarne Dahl, a forester, came from Norway in 1928 to work for the Forests Commission of Victoria. His career lead him to develop a strong interest in native Australian forests, particularly the Silvertop Ash (Eucalyptus sieberi). He bequeathed his estate to the Forests Commission of Victoria to establish a trust to promote and protect eucalyptus trees.

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1928 - 1948
Career position - Forest Assessor, later Chief of Forest Assessment Branch, Victorian Forests Commission
1948 - 1961
Career position - Chief Land Purchasing Officer at Australian Paper Manufacturers

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Evans, Peter, From Fjords to Eucalypt Forests: Bjarne K. Dahl's Journey, Bjarne K. Dahl Trust, [Melbourne], 2010, 33 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Johnson, L. A. S., 'Myrtacea. Eucalyptus sieberi L.A.S.Johnson: Studies in the Taxonomy of Eucalyptus', Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, vol. 3, no. 3, 1962, p. 125. Details

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