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A report from intergrated forestry on farmland as a management tool in salt-source catches15 Oct 2020
Cooperative Research Centre for Plant-base Management of Dryland Salinity, 2007 - Lisa Robins, Nico Marcar
The document covers the potential of tree plantings for salinity control across Australia.
Integrated forestry is introduced within the document to support the management and establishment of...
Establishing shelter in Canterbury with Nature Conservation in Mind15 Oct 2020
Environment Cantebury, Isaac Centre for Nature Conservation - CD Meurk, Landcare Research-Manaki Whenua
Hedgerows and shelterbelts are living windbreaks that can protect and preserve the environment and our cultural history. This article discusses how to do strategic plantings to achieve environmental...
Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences - Australia's forests and forestry glossary15 Oct 2020
The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has released 'Australia's forests and forestry glossary', a stand-alone publication, developed from the glossary published in Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018....
Private Forests Tasmania welcomes Molly Daskey-Willis to our team15 Oct 2020
Molly Daskey-Willis has recently accepted an appointment to the role of Agriforester within Private Forests Tasmania (PFT).
This role will see Molly assisting PFT in delivering its new strategic plan, particularly its goals to work creatively with stakeholders to expand private...
There has never been a better time to plant trees15 Oct 2020
There is a global shortage of timber, and farmers are the key to delivering the commercially viable resource of the future. In fact, the global demand for timber is expected to quadruple by 2050 (The World Bank, 2016).
Report on sustainable systems of dairy production15 Oct 2020
Department of Primary Industries, April 2003 - PR Bird
Sustainable systems of dairy production - a review of water quality, biodiversity, soil salinity/acidity, farm forestry, shade/shelter and productivity issues, and the likely impact on these of revegetation of dairy farm.
Modelling Financially Optimal Afforestation and Forest Management Scenarios Using a Bio-Economic Model15 Oct 2020
Scientific Research Publishing, January 2016 - Mary Ryan, Cathal O'Donoghue, Henry Phillips
The expansion of non-industrial private forests (NIPF) in Ireland is unique in the European context in which the almost doubling of forest cover within the last thirty years has...
Socio-economic impacts of the forest industry15 Oct 2020
University of Canberra - EconSearch ,May 2018 - Jacki Schirmer, Mel Mylek, Anders Magnusson, Brigitta Yabsley, Julian Morison
The forest industry in Australia contributes to jobs and economic activity in many communities.
During the last decade, there has been little information on...
Plantations and sustainable rural communities15 Oct 2020
ANU Forestry, University Western Australia, January 2003 - Jacki Schirmer, Mathew Tonts
Tree plantations are often hailed as providing a wide range of economic, social and environmental benefits to rural regions.
Yet in many of the regions where plantations have been established,...