Chris Dawkins, The Pyramid, Waihopai Valley, Marlborough branch
This is a 450 ha dryland sheep and cattle property, of which 60 ha is in trees. Timber, shade, shelter, soil conservation and amenity all feature in the objectives. 80% of plantings are radiata managed for timber; other species include poplars, eucalypts, blackwoods and cypresses.
See also: In tune with their landscape - South Island Husqvarna Farm Forester of the Year, Treegrower, August 2008
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