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Bernie is at it again

Bernie is at it again

Published Forestry Bulletin – February 2016

Bernie, the cartoon frontman for the New Zealand Rural Fire Authority's rural fire prevention campaign, has been out and about since mid-January reminding people to 'Check it's alright BEFORE you light'.

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Native falcon (karearea) chicks - making a home in plantation forests

Help identify our treasures

Published Forestry Bulletin – February 2016

Looking for a new project? How about helping record the rich life of our forests as you work?

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Fiona Ewing, National Safety Director, FISC

Positive handover to FISC

Published Forestry Bulletin – 30 September 2015

Since the Forest Owners and Farm Forestry Associations took the forest safety bull by the horns back in 2013, a huge amount has been achieved.

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rural fire

FOA aims for ‘option good’

Published Forestry Bulletin – 30 September 2015

The Forest Owners Association wants to see a new-look rural fire service that is co-ordinated nationally, but with local stakeholders involved in the governance of rural fire districts.

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Early warning revamp

Published Forestry Bulletin – 5 May 2015

During 2015, forest growers will invest nearly $1 million in levy funds on what is commonly called Forest Health Surveillance(FHS).

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What is your levy being used for?

Published Forestry Bulletin – 5 May 2015

More than half the money collected from the forest levy in 2015 is being invested in research, science and technology.

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Regional Updates

Published Forestry Bulletin – 5 May 2015

Meetings have been held in Balclutha and Blenheim to update levy payers on the activities of the Forest Growers Levy Trust.

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Firing up Fitzroy

Published Forestry Bulletin – 8 December 2014

Forest owners can hold the power of NIWA's weather supercomputer 'Fitzroy' in thier hands in order to help prevent and contorl rural fires.

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Working to change red to green

Published Forestry Bulletin – 8 December 2014

Having identified the bug that causes red needle cast (RNC), Scion researchers are now hopeful they will one day be able to recommend control measures to forest growers.

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Safetree puts workers safety first

Published Forestry Bulletin – 8 December 2014

Safetree, a new industry-led safety initiative co-funded by the Forest Owners Assocaition (FOA) and ACC is due to launch in early 2015.

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