April Field day 2008 Report

– A very successful field day attended by approximately 20 members

– Inspected a 130 acres of thinned native regrowth and associated soil conservation works

– Young trees of good form allowed to grow out to good logs

– Old remnant trees retained and protected

– Biodiversity retained and promoted

– Abundant native grass growing under partial shade from remaining timber

– Increased grazing potential.

– Soil conservation works prevent erosion and provide stock water

– Creek line fenced off to promote biodiversity

Hunter Farm Forestry Network (HFFN) facilitates the exchange of information related to farm forestry; and promotes the productive and sustainable use of trees on farms in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.

Judy Boyden



Jodan Hanbury-Brown



Trevor Woolley



HFFN Teasurer