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ForestTECH News Issue 32

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.News. This is the first issue for 2020. Remember – this is your newsletter so please send us through any links, research findings, trial results, information on new equipment or technology, leads… and we’ll do our best using this platform to get the details out to your colleagues around the region. At ForestTECH 2019, US-based DroneSeed …

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ForestTECH News Issue 31

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.News. This will be the final issue for 2019. This year we have produced 11 monthly issues and grew the newsletter to over 6,500 direct subscribers and more than 16,000 regular readers. As a reader, we appreciate your support and aim to continue to bring you the latest stories on resource management, data collection and forest …

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ForestTECH News Issue 30

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.News. Those receiving monthly issues of foresttech.news are principally resource managers, remote sensing, GIS and mapping specialists, inventory foresters and technology suppliers involved in the collection and processing of forest resource data. Most have been involved and have supported the annual ForestTECH series that has been run in New Zealand and Australia since 2008. Since …

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ForestTECH News Issue 29

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.News. We open this issue with a new approach to fighting forest fires. A joint Canadian initiative will see the development and launch of a new satellite designed to monitor all wildfires across the country. A couple of issues ago we highlighted DroneSeed, an innovative company that is using swarms of automated UAVs to plant trees …

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ForestTECH News Issue 28

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.news. We open this issue with a new report highlighting that New Zealand and Australian employees are more open to advanced workplace technologies than other major countries. It seems the Kiwis came out on top on a number of the stats. However, overall, 88%, from both countries had a positive view on the impact …

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ForestTECH News Issue 27 Summary

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.news. It has been a busy month and we have a wealth of stories in this issue. First up, is the release of the full programme for November’s ForestTECH 2019 technology series. With over 250 attending each year, the 2019 event is shaping up as a who’s who of local and international forest data …

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ForestTECH News Issue 26 Summary

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.news. The highly anticipated programme for November’s ForestTECH 2019 series will be released later this month. Event registrations will also open shortly, with big early-bird discounts available. We have an international cast of experts at both the New Zealand and Australian events and a wealth of new technologies and case studies will be on display. Several ‘hands-on’ …

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ForestTECH News Issue 25 Summary

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.news. As mentioned last month, we have started working on the programmes for this November’s ForestTECH 2019 series. Programmes for both Australia and New Zealand are now close to being finalised, so if you are interested in participating, please contact Brent Apthorp on brent.apthorp@fiea.org.nz as soon as possible. We’ll bring you news in next …

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ForestTECH News Issue 24 Summary

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Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.news. ForestTECH 2019, Australasia’s premier forestry technology series, will be running again for forest resource managers, planners, inventory foresters and GIS and mapping specialists. At this stage, we’re now calling for early expressions of interest to present at this year’s November event. If interested, please contact the Programme Manager, brent.apthorp@fiea.org.nz BEFORE Friday 24 May. …

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ForestTECH News Issue 23 Summary

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Welcome to this latest issue of www.foresttech.news. Thanks for the feedback on the new video section of our website. Videos drawn from recent presentations at ForestTECH events (with speaker approval) and clips from more recent articles and reports will be added to what’s there during the year. Your contributions, of course, are welcomed. Building on the theme of last year’s …

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ForestTECH News Issue 22 Summary

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Welcome to this latest issue of www.foresttech.news. We brought forward the second issue for the year as we’ve been inundated with forest resource management, remote sensing and inventory management stories. Thanks to all of you who have contributed over the last few weeks. In addition to a range of new postings, on the newsletter and website this month, you’ll notice …

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ForestTECH News Issue 21 Summary

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Welcome to this year’s first issue of this region’s forest inventory and remote sensing newsletter, www.foresttech.news.  Other than those unfortunately having to work on fire duty (and many of you still actively involved in both Australia and New Zealand) over the Christmas period, we trust the break over the summer period has been a good one. We’ve built in a number …

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ForestTECH News Issue 20 Summary

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Welcome to this month’s issue of foresttech.news The ForestTECH 2018 event has just been completed. Many of you were involved as delegates. Feedback from this year’s series has again been excellent. Thanks. If you were there or just interested, images taken over the two weeks can be viewed on the event website by clicking here. Details relating to how delegates (this year …

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ForestTECH News Issue 19 Summary

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Welcome to this month’s issue of foresttech.news The annual ForestTECH 2018 series is now in full swing. Last week in Rotorua we had a large contingent of resource managers and inventory foresters from throughout New Zealand involved in the two-day conference and four pre-conference workshops that ran for delegates. This week, we have an excellent turnout of Australian and SE …

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ForestTECH News Issue 18 Summary

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Welcome to this month’s issue of ForestTECH News. One month to go before this year’s annual ForestTECH event runs. We start in Rotorua, New Zealand on 14-15 November and then run the second leg of the tech series in Melbourne, Australia on 20-21 November. As anticipated, registrations are really flowing in. Pre-conference workshops are getting close to full with two …

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ForestTECH News Issue 17 Summary

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Welcome to this month’s issue of ForestTECH News. Registrations to our annual November tech update, ForestTECH 2018 are now flowing in and places to the workshops, already filling up. Event brochures with details on the programme and registration information for both Australia and New Zealand were posted out this week (yes, we still use hard copies as well as digital). …

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ForestTECH News Issue 16 Summary

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Welcome to the 16th monthly issue of ForestTECH News. We mentioned in last month’s issue that we’d been working alongside many of you to pull together this year’s annual technology event, ForestTECH 2018. This years’ series runs in Rotorua, New Zealand on 14-15 November 2018 and then again in Melbourne, Australia on 20-21 November 2018. We’re pretty excited with the …

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ForestTECH News Issue 15 Summary

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Welcome to the 15th monthly issue of ForestTECH News Every month, numbers of forest resource managers, remote sensing and mapping and GIS specialists, inventory foresters, researchers and key product and service suppliers to this part of the industry continue to grow. Thanks for your support and your ongoing contributions. First up, many of you have been involved with us in designing …

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ForestTECH News Issue 13 Summary

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Welcome to this month’s issue of ForestTECH News. This month we’ve included a couple of stories to get you thinking. Firstly, VR. At last year’s ForestTECH event, local forestry companies for the first time got a chance to look through a VR headset. The research and presentation was able to highlight the potential use of Virtual Reality for future forest …

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ForestTECH News Issue 12 Summary

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Welcome to the next issue of ForestTECH.events News. This regular update continues to generate keen interest and contributions from the industry across Australasia. Welcome also to our North and South American readers who attended the first ForestTECHx event that we ran in Vancouver a month ago. Readership continues to climb and we’ve already got well over 1000 forest resource managers, …