Environmental Forestry 2024

Improving our environmental performance in forestry
  • 25-26 Jun 2024, Rotorua, New Zealand

Event Details

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.

Key topics included:

  • The new Government’s 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
  • Wilding Conifers
  • Workshops and interactive audience discussions

Next Event

Environmental Forestry 2025 is scheduled for 16-17 September 2025mark this in your calendar! 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

Premium Event Sponsor

Sponsor Logo - Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service

Event Sponsors

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

Event Supporters

Sponsor Logo - IECA Australasia – International Erosion Control AssociationSponsor Logo - New Zealand Forest Owners Association (FOA)Sponsor Logo - WIDE Trust

FIEA Partners

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

Media Partners

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