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New Zealand Journal of Forestry (2017) 62(2): 13–16
©New Zealand Institute of Forestry

Feature article
The recovery of windblown timber from West Coast public conservation land

Jose Watson *,1

1 Communications Advisor, Department of Conservation, Hokitika. Email:
*Corresponding author.

Abstract: This paper discusses the enactment of the West Coast Windblown Timber (Conservation Lands) Act 2014, the interest in recovery from the timber industry, the role of the Department of Conservation (DOC) in salvage management, the management of ecological impacts of windblown timber removal, health and safety, revenue for conservation, and how long the removal of timber is likely to continue.
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