Grew the trees -- built the house

Walker, Bevan
May 2006
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2006, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p39
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.


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