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A David Evison4

President's Column 17 June 2019

There has been a lot going on behind the scenes on behalf of NZIF members in the past few weeks. I attended an ANZIF Conference Organising Committee meeting on Friday, and the team is planning a fantastic conference. The speaker line-up is close to being finalised, the professional development courses will be worth getting up early on a Sunday morning for, and there are some other great opportunities to network and celebrate successes. See:


5:42 PM, 17 Jun 2019

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Institute News 17 June 2019

The latest news from the NZIF includes:

  • 2019 ANZIF Conference, Christchurch
  • Latest NZ Journal of Forestry is On-line
  • Applications open for NZIF Foundation 2019 Awards & Scholarships
  • From the Registrar
  • Charles Fleming Award for Environmental Achievement
  • NZIF Forest Policy Working Party
  • NZIF Valuation Standards Revision
  • Event: ASIF - Auckland Local Section
  • Forestry Career Portal
  • MPI Sustainable Forestry Bulletin
  • Royal Society New Zealand
  • Australia & New Zealand FSC Newsletter
  • Event: 30th Anniversary of Pro Silva 2019
  • Event: XXV IUFRO World Congress 2019
  • Institute of Chartered Foresters (UK) 
  • Te Uru Rākau opens the second round of Forestry Scholarships
  • Changed Address?

9:09 AM, 17 Jun 2019


2019 ANZIF Conference 25 -28 August 2019

2019 ANZIF conference 25 - 28 August 2019

Registration is now open for the combined 2019 Australian and New Zealand Institutes of Forestry Conference (ANZIF), which has the theme:


This year’s conference theme is highly relevant on both sides of the Tasman. Your conference organising committee, made up of NZIF and IFA members, has secured the very best national and international speakers. Professional development courses will cover forest valuation, carbon forestry and leadership. The field trip will address topical issues in forest management.

10:18 AM, 17 Jun 2019

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In the News 17 June 2019

Forestry News from around the world and New Zealand, including: 

  • North Island forest land doubles in price in a year
  • Keith Woodford (Lincoln Uni): Crippling carbon liabilities attaching to land that is carbon farmed will be all that is left after foreign investors harvest the first cycle gains
  • Where – and why – is Agroforestry Hiding?
  • One Billion Trees scheme on track despite shortages - Minister Shane Jones
  • Why carbon might tell us less than we think
  • After the Nelson fire, tonnes of burnt trees are being reused
  • British Columbia braces for more closures as forestry sector continues to struggle
  • Illegal Logging increases in Pacific North West (The Atlantic)
  • Canada FSC: Managing forests for people, wildlife and the climate
  • ‘Nature is the biggest proven technology to address climate impacts’
  • Opinion: Time to rethink Irish forestry model in response to climate crisis
  • US Study: Older Forests Less Vulnerable To Climate Change
  • Selective logging will not be enough to sustain timber production in Amazonia
  • Thinning forests, prescribed fire before drought reduced tree loss (Echoes of Sirex in NZ)
  • “Restoration belongs to the community”

9:07 AM, 17 Jun 2019

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