TITLE

Grew the trees -- built the house

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Bevan
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2006, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Bevan Walker, president of New Zealand Farm Forestry Association's Nelson Branch, and his logging business. Walker is considered as a builder by trade. In 1996, he purchased his own logging equipment and started spending a few months a year harvesting and replanting the forest he developed with his late father. In 2004, he constructed a home for his family with the pine he grew himself. Annually, he harvests an estimated 2,000 tonnes of wood. His replanting business included seven hectares of Douglas fir and three hectares of redwoods.
ACCESSION #
21059243

 

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