February 2018 Newsletter

Posted on 1 March 2018 in Publications, Woodnet Newsletters | Comments Off on February 2018 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • End of February Already!
  • New Staff Profile – Rick Williamson
  • New Staff Profile – George Sims
  • Best GIS Job in New Zealand!!
  • Central Districts Field Days 15th – 17th March
  • MPI Seminar
  • One Billion Trees Programme!
  • New Zealand Carbon Unit (NZU) prices
  • Mandatory Emissions
  • Returns for Post-1989 ETS Participants
  • Log Price Update (Indicative)
  • Rural Fire Risk
  • Our Services
  • Facebook

 

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ETS – NZ Tree Grower Article Feb 2018

Posted on 13 February 2018 in Magazine/News Articles, Publications | Comments Off on ETS – NZ Tree Grower Article Feb 2018

Emissions Trading Scheme now ten years old by Stuart Orme

 

At the start of this year the Emissions Trading Scheme
had been in existence for 10 years. Despite many
comments that it has been a changing beast over that
time, the fundamentals have remained remarkedly
unchanged.
The interpretation of the Act has caused some grief
as sections of it are called upon and interpretations are
cemented in to reality. This is often due to the written
word as opposed to how the Act was expected to be
actioned. However, these problems will be solved as time
passes. The advice here is to act on what you are aware
of and not ignore a possible infringement and bury
yourself in what can easily become an inescapable legal
and financial hole.

 

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Practical Guides for different planting objectives on farms

Posted on 31 January 2018 in Magazine/News Articles, Publications | Comments Off on Practical Guides for different planting objectives on farms

With good planning and design, trees create a pleasant, diverse and interesting place in which to live and work.

Trees have the power to inspire awe and wonder. For generations they have been used to beautify the landscape.

Trees have many attributes. Plantings for timber, livestock shelter, shade, fodder, soil conservation and biodiversity can deliver significant benefits. Each adds capital value to your farm as well as character and visual appeal.

To find full information please follow this link at DairyNZ