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TreeMapper App developed for farm foresters

1 December 2021

Private Forests Tasmania and the Forest Practices Authority have developed Treemapper, a farm and forestry property planning app.

The ‘Property Planning Mapper’ mobile application will deliver a handful of mapping and calculator tools to provide immediate farm-planning benefit for landowners, consultants, planners, contractors, and land agents. This will improve the easiness of planning, mapping, and managing properties to expand the plantation estate and allow greater integration of forestry into the agricultural landscape.

The app includes a range of modules to assist farm forestry planning at property scale including Paddock Mapper, Forest Description, Crop/Species Decision Support, Farm Woodlot, TOPEX Score and NPV tools. The app will be compatible with all web-enabled desktops, tablets and phones. Functionality will be made available for offline usage (i.e. outside phone or Wi-Fi range) for some of the tools.

Esk Mapping & GIS commenced work on the system in August 2021 with a view to commencing testing prior to December 2021. TreeMapper will be available for download from both the PFT and FPA website.

Anyone interested in future testing of the app or want to be included in updated information, please email: admin@pft.tas.gov.au to register.

Source & Photo: Private Forests Tasmania

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