Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.News.
We have a tonne of interesting videos this month. We have several from the recent ForestTECH event which highlighted mechanised planting developments, technologies and trials. A summary of presentations can be found in our first article below. Other videos include autonomous drones under the canopy, a short film on tree planting in Canada and a 60-minute discussion on digital supply chains in forestry. If you want to jump straight into the videos, you can find them all in our Video Showcase.
After a couple of years of disruption and travel restrictions, ForestTECH 2022 will be back in-person for both New Zealand and Australian events in November this year. It will have been 3 long years since our Australian community will have met up, face to face, at the end of year ForestTECH series. As we look at programme design, If you’re interested in being considered to present this year at ForestTECH 2022, please contact us by Wednesday 20 April 2022. Full details can be found in the article below.
Other stories this month include the Australian telecom giant starting their own carbon farming trials with trees, internet shopping portal Shopify moving into carbon offsets and the use of drone swarms for forest data collection. We also have a new monitoring framework for detecting RNC and we look into just how Covid has being a catalyst propelling many industries forward in the adoption of automation.
Check out these stories, videos and much more below. Enjoy this month’s issue.
Stories this issue:
- Tech advancements and trials with mechanised planting
- Early EOI to present at ForestTECH 2022
- Telstra starts carbon farming to offset emissions
- Autonomous drones fly through forests
- A prototype forest monitoring framework
- Celebrating tree planting – with a film festival
- Shopify purchases carbon offsets from DroneSeed
- The Digital Forester: thoughts from a Canadian forester
- Treeswift using drones to monitor forests
- Covid – the tipping point for automation?
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