The beneficial effect of planting trees in erosion-prone landscapes is illustrated by these two views of Mangatū Forest, near Gisborne. The heavily eroded landscape on the left has been partly stabilised 11 years later by planting pine trees (right).
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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M9600 (left); AAQA 6395 M11468 (right)
Photograph by John Johns
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