Kōrero: Conservation – a history

Tree planting and erosion

Tree planting and erosion

These views of Mangatū Forest, near Gisborne, show the difference that planting trees can make where there is severe erosion. The heavily eroded landscape (left) has been partly stabilised 11 years after pine trees were planted (right).

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M9600 (left); AAQA 6395 M11468 (right)
Photographs by John Johns

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Soil conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13920/tree-planting-and-erosion (accessed 30 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015