The Waikato 3-day workshop will be held in Hamilton from 21st – 23rd November 2023. National training workshops for new and experienced practitioners Land management advisers, River engineers, Environmental far Continue reading
The latest in outdoor furniture – a table ready for the family to enjoy alfresco dining. This table is made from farm-milled timber, treated and dressed. It is sitting on a deck also constructed of farm-milled poplar. The deck has been stained Continue reading
Five new Research Briefs
Five new Research Briefs on poplars are now available. Subjects include pollarding, spacing, fertilization, and effect on water flow.
Have you ordered your poplar and willow poles for this winter?
The damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle has created a greater than normal demand for poles this winter. The supply in all regions will be affected as pole orders are coming from outside of the regions where they are grown. Use our Quicklinks ‘Buying poles’ to find your local supplier.
Let's stop erosion!
Retaining fertile soil on the land is in the interests of all New Zealand. Without tree protection hills fall apart in severe rain storms. Poplars and willows planted for erosion reduction stabilise our pastoral hill country, increase water storage, reduce sediment transfer, improve water quality, benefit stock and enhance the farm environment.
There are poplars and willows to suit each region and location.
Working in close association with regional authorities and industry partners, NZPWRT develops adaptable planting materials (poplar & willow), provides technical support and promotional information to assist landowners to reduce soil erosion, lower sediment transfer off farm, and improve water quality.