Managing diverse species

Levett, Allan; Brown, Ian; Satchell, Dean
February 2009
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2009, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p28
The article focuses on a gathering participated by the members of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association (NZFFA) Action Groups on blackwood, cypress, eucalyptus and redwoods. One highlight of the event was a talk given by Ash and Paul Millen, owners of the Tai Tane forest. They highlighted their experimental approach with goals including developing small scale on-site timber processing and re-use and recycling. Participants also became aware of the options for planting mixed species forest, including using distinct compartments of the same species.


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