Kōrero: Forestry research

Pines preventing erosion

Pines preventing erosion

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).

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret Richardson, 'Forestry research - Identifying forest benefits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17066/pines-preventing-erosion (accessed 9 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Margaret Richardson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008