Story: Trees in the rural landscape

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association

New Zealand Farm Forestry Association

Neil Barr (in grey jacket, centre), the founding president of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association, addresses a group of farm foresters in a Northland plantation of Sydney blue gum (Eucalyptus saligna) in 1971. Barr was the driving force behind the association for decades, and remained an enthusiast right up until his death in 1996.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Trees in the rural landscape - Rural radiata', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 January 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008