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New Zealand Tree Grower, November 2017

  • Evolution or revolution in harvesting?
    Keith Raymond
    As many small-scale growers prepare to plan to harvest their forests and woodlots planted in the 1990s, there is a quiet revolution being planned in how harvesting these forests on…
  • Fighting Phytophthora in forests
    Nari Williams and Michelle Harnett
    Scary-looking on paper and even scarier in forests, the word Phytophthora does not seem to have enough vowels in it. And how do you get your mouth around it? It…
  • Forest Stewardship Council certification for small forests
    Rhys Millar
    Certification for small-scale forests has been something which needs sorting out for a number of years. This article is a very useful summary of recent progress, with a little bit…
  • The levy-funded Forest Resources and Environment Committee
    Don Wallace
    The Forest Resources and Environment Committee, commonly known as the Environment Committee, is one of several joint NZFFA/NZFOA committees funded by the Forest Growers Levy. It is chaired by Peter…
  • Harvesting rules in the National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry
    Elizabeth Heeg
    This article provides an overview of harvesting activities in the National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry. It is not intended to be used as guidance or as a replacement for…
  • Selective harvesting our indigenous forests
    Wink Sutton
    Indigenous forests are living ecosystems. In untended indigenous forests the total standing volume usually only varies by a small amount. Although old trees die, fall over and rot on the…
  • President's Comment
    Neil Cullen
    The Editor assured me I would have the election result to ruminate on for this column and he is at least partially correct as NZ First announced last evening that…

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