Story: Shelter on farms

A windy place

A windy place

The effects of wind are evident in the growth of trees, especially deciduous trees that form new growth during the winds of spring each year. This macrocarpa shows a history of exposure to wind – but cattle still find it useful for shade.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Shelter on farms - Planted shelter belts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 June 2023)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008