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O Tātou Ngāhere (Our Forest) - A discussion on the future of forestry in Aotearoa New Zealand and the valuable roles that native forests have to play.
Each one-hour webisode will feature a panel of guests hosted by broadcaster Vincent Heeringa and there will be time for Q&A.

#3 - Apr 27: How to Grow a Forest: creating new native forests through transitioning, planting and regenerating, and sustainable forest management
#4 - May 4: The Many Benefits of Native Forests: recognising and valuing the non-timber values of native forests
#5 - May 11: The Carbon Sink: the role of native forests in meeting our net-zero emissions target
#6 - May 18: Making it Happen: the policies and incentives needed to stimulate and maintain an increase in the area of native forests in perpetuity
#7 - May 25: Envisioning the Future: the place of New Zealand’s native forests in 2050 and 2500

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Audience: Open to all farmers, foresters, landowners, experts and nature lovers everywhere, EHF Fellows, Fellow partners and whānau, and anyone who is interested in the future of our forests.

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These webisodes are a new seven-part series of events for Our Regenerative Future season 2. Produced by Pure Advantage and Tāne's Tree Trust in association with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship. Each one features a panel of experts and will be hosted by broadcaster Vincent Heeringa.
For more information, recordings and blog posts, visit the Pure Advantage website: https://pureadvantage.org/

Below are the speakers of the upcoming session, these change weekly.
You can choose to attend one or more of the following webinars.





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Dr. Adam Forbes
Dr Adam Forbes is a Forest Ecologist who specialises in forest restoration. Adam works throughout New Zealand developing restoration proposals and giving advice on native forest restoration, most recently through his role as the Te Uru Rākau/School of Forestry Restoration Ambassador. He has a particular interest in the use of exotic species to facilitate the restoration of native tree species while achieving multiple outcomes. Adam recognises that forests are an intrinsically diverse topic, and he is excited about helping develop alternative forestry options incorporating mixes of exotic and native species with the end goal being permanent native forest cover. Adam is the founder and a Director of the independent consultancy, Forbes Ecology Limited, and is an Invited Research Associate with the University of Canterbury New Zealand School of Forestry. You can read about Adam’s research and work at this company website: http://www.forbesecology.co.nz
Paul Quinlan
Paul Quinlan is a landscape architect, trustee of Tāne’s Tree Trust, convenor of the Northland Tōtara Working Group, and a regional advisor for Trees That Count. He has expertise in sustainable indigenous forest management, particularly with regenerating tōtara on farmland in Northland and manages research projects on that topic.