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Drylandcarbon pushes for a 50-year forestry rotation

Rebecca Howard
Fri, 08 Apr 2022

Drylandcarbon pushes for a 50-year forestry rotation
A 50-year rotation for exotic forestry can make a material difference to NZ reaching its net-zero target by 2050. (Image: Getty)
Rebecca Howard
Fri, 08 Apr 2022
Shifting to a 50-year carbon accounting period for exotic forestry rotation rather than 40 would be better for climate change outcomes, rural communities, and land-use choices, Drylandcarbon says.The government invited submissions on its proposals to change forestry settings in the emissions trading scheme (ETS) and Drylandcarbon – a farm forestry partnership – pushed for three changes.The submission period closed on April 22 and the government expects to make final decisions in mid-2022.Drylandcarbon general manager, Colin Jacobs,...

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