TITLE

A lifetime blown away

AUTHOR(S)
Galloway, Jill
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the damages caused by the July 2008 storm on the property of stock farmer and farm forester Don McIntyre in New Zealand. The large number of trees were blown down during the storm resulted from both the loading of strong wind gusts, together with the lessened soil strength as a result of super saturation. Over 30 fences were damaged, some only slightly, but some trees had crashed through leaving many meters of land to repair. McIntyre dealt with hundreds of fallen trees in woodlots and shelterbelts.
ACCESSION #
35425981

 

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