Private forestry

'Private  forestry' refers to the practice of growing of trees or managing native forests on private land and includes 'farm forestry', 'plantation forestry' and 'private native forestry'.

Private forestry can be integrated into agricultural systems to provide forest products and to complement existing farming enterprises or it can be a stand alone use of the land. There are many potential financial, management and productivity benefits in Farm forestry.  (more)

  • Farm forestry
    Farm forestry is the integration of tree crops into agriculture, usually planted as shelter belts or small clumps, to produce forest products or to benefit farm productivity and sustainability.
  • Plantation forestry
    Plantation forestry is the establishment of planted vegetation on part, or significant areas of the land, and managed to provide timber products, which may be either selectively harvested or clear-felled. Plantation establishment in NSW is regulated by the Plantations and Reafforestation Act 1999, and the Plantations and Reafforestation Regulation (Code) 2001.
  • Private native forestry
    Private native forestry is the management and harvesting of native forests for the sale of timber products.

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