Story: Forestry research

Forest fire prevention poster (1st of 3)

Forest fire prevention poster

Fire is a major threat to plantation forests. Fire behaviour is the subject of scientific research, but greater public awareness is also important. The message of this Forest Service poster is that forest fires can destroy jobs as well as trees.

Image courtesy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-C-FOREST SERVICE-1969-01

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How to cite this page:

Margaret Richardson, 'Forestry research - Combating threats to forests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/17063/forest-fire-prevention-poster (accessed 24 February 2020)

Story by Margaret Richardson, published 24 Nov 2008