Environmental Forestry 2023

Improving our environmental performance in forestry
  • 20-21 Jun 2023, Rotorua, New Zealand

Event Summary

This event brought together over 150 environmental, operations, technical and management representatives from the forest industry, and local and central government. It was designed for those with boots on the ground, planning operations, ensuring compliance and creating policy.

The programme delivered a range of case studies on improving outcomes for a diverse range of environmental objectives. It is not just about managing production forestry operations, but bringing a range of views together for environmental forestry practitioners and managers to learn and network.

Presentations included:

  • Pre-Conference Workshop on Wilding Conifers
  • Keynote Address & Background to the Policy Environment
  • Industry-wide Research Perspectives
  • Case Studies from Large Environmental Projects beyond Forestry
  • Continuous Cover Forestry – International Practices
  • An Iwi Perspective on Forestry Environment Management

Future Events

Planning for future events has already started. If you, or one of your colleagues, is interested in presenting, please forward details to We would especially like to hear about recent trials and the integration of research into your operations. If you are willing to share lessons from the roll-out of new technology or smart operating practices with a wider audience, we’d like to hear from you.

Who Attended

  • Environmental foresters from large and small forest management companies
  • Senior operation managers from forest companies
  • Regulatory and compliance staff from regional councils and local government agencies
  • Staff from both policy and management groups at national government agencies
  • Owners and senior operations staff from forest engineering contracting companies

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

We always receive strong interest in the sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities available. For a full range of future sponsorship, exhibition and branding options, please contact our Marketing & Sponsorship Manager on (+64) 7 921 1384 or

Event Partners

Event Sponsors

Sponsor Logo - PGG Wrightson Turf | DuraVegSponsor Logo - OsGro SeedSponsor Logo - Bridge It NZSponsor Logo - Pastoral ImprovementSponsor Logo - Forme Industry Consultants

FIEA Partners

Sponsor Logo - NZ LoggerSponsor Logo - Key Knife | Braford IndustriesSponsor Logo - RemsoftSponsor Logo - Trimble ForestrySponsor Logo - HoltecSponsor Logo - C3Sponsor Logo - ArxadaSponsor Logo - Atlas | IntegralSponsor Logo - Rotorua Economic DevelopmentSponsor Logo - FWPASponsor Logo - USNRSponsor Logo - ScionSponsor Logo - Eagle Technology

Media Partners

Sponsor Logo - NZ LoggerSponsor Logo - WoodTECH NewsSponsor Logo - Friday OffcutsSponsor Logo - HarvestTECH NewsSponsor Logo - ForestTECH News