Recent Meeting: 27 Feb 2024 – SEWG, Dunedin

KenWilsonMeeting Summary, SEWG, SWC

27th February 2024 – Otago Regional Council (ORC) and Wenita hosted the SEWG (Southern Environmental Working Group) in Dunedin. Covering topics from recent compliance trends with a focus on afforestation notifications, fire management processes within the industry highlighting the need for forestry companies to join forces to utilise skills and resources, to learning about a new soil health programme being implemented by ORC. The initial results highlighting the positive impact plantation forestry is having on our soil health. A session on ORC consent requirements for hauling over waterways was supported by a field visit to a Wenita Harvestline operation, assessing affects … Read More