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Growing the forest story: Forest Call


Forestry has come out of the shadows into the spotlight. Our industry is undoubtedly New Zealand’s main weapon against climate change by locking up vast amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
  • Forest Call Episode 1
    Join Don Carson for an inside look into Forestry in NZ. This show has an extensive interview with Forestry Minister Shane Jones plus new technology being used in our forests.…
  • Forest Call Episode 2
    In Forest Call this week we look at falcons and kaka, two quite different examples of endangered bird species in our plantation forests, and talk to Scion’s fire research team…
  • Forest Call episode 3
    In Forest Call this week we talk to Paul Burridge about the career opportunities for young people in forestry – the sector with the most guaranteed growth curve. We also…
  • Forest Call episode 4
    Today we head off out of the forests and off to some tall timber of another sort. Wooden construction high rise. It was once that going to two stories, with…
  • Forest Call episode 5
    Today we make a call on Climate Change, what trees can do about resisting it and how it works. Plus an interview with Murray Sherwin from NZ Productivity Commission 2…
  • Forest Call episode 6
    This week we look at native trees with a trip to Matakana and other species including eucalyptus and Pinus radiata. plus an interview with Peter Berg. One post Post from…
  • Forest Call episode 7
    This week our focus is on health and safety. Forestry gets bad press for safety performance. However in real terms,, the forest industry does a better job of health and…
  • Forest Call episode 8
    Forest Call this week looks at how the industry is dealing with the issue of forest debris flows from the massive storms at Tolaga Bay and Takaka earlier this year.…
  • Forest Call episode 9
    On this show Geoff Thompson from the Forest growers Levy Trust; and a report on new technology to fight moths from Scion. One post Post from Dean Satchell on October 10,…
  • Forest Call episode 10
    In the final of our series Don Carson looks at pests, diseases and the science going into our forestry industry. No posts yetAdd a post

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