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Trees on Farms videos featuring Douglas fir

  • Bevan Walker, Nelson branch
    Nelson Branch member Bevan Walker shows the house he built from local specialty timbers, his 50 hectares of pine and 20 hectares of other species where he is into his…
  • Brent and Caralyn Morrison, Rai Valley, Nelson branch
    Dairy farmers Brent and Caralyn Morrison on their 270 ha dairy farm which includes 50ha forestry and 40 ha native bush. Riparian zones and gullies fenced and planted; species include…
  • Gary Dennison, Waimate, South Canterbury branch
    This hill block includes radiata pine and Douglas fir planted for investment and native species to enhance a walkway up to the Waimate white horse. Wetlands are also being developed,…
  • Ian Jackson, Hunter, South Canterbury branch
    Ian Jackson describes the role of trees on his coastal drystock property, where he is the fourth generation farmer. Douglas fir, eucalypts, and radiata pine are planted on poorer areas…
  • Ken Wigley, Glen Lyon Station, Southern High Country branch
    High country station where trees are valued for shelter and a better living and working environment. Ken Wigley describes a joint venture planting. Species include Douglas fir and pine. No…
  • Ken Stephens, Balclutha, South Otago branch
    Ken Stephens describes how, as a second-generation farm forester, he has carried on where his father Vic left off. The Stephens are now harvesting continuously so receiving a steady income…
  • Eoin Garden, Avenel Station, Central Otago branch
    The Garden family farm this 2000 hectare hill to high country station, producing sheep, beef, and venison. Some 200 ha is now planted as shelterbelts and woodlots with shelter a…
  • Alan Roulston, Hillend, South Otago branch
    A 400-hectare rolling farm with sheep, cattle, outdoor pigs and cropping. Trees have been planted in riparian zones, for shelter, timber, wildlife, fruit and nuts, and aesthetics. Stock management, animal…
  • Michael Anderson, Hokanui, Southland branch
    Michael Anderson has been planting trees for many years on this 490-hectare all-sheep farm. He now has 42 ha of woodlots, plus QE II covenants, shelterbelts and amenity plantings. Plantings…

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