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Forest Growers Research Conference 2023 – Meeting the Challenge

September 12, 2023 @ 8:00 am - September 14, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

The FGR Annual Conference 2023 was held in Rotorua 12th-14th September.  This year’s theme, Meeting the Challenge – Protecting and Enhancing the Environment through Sustainable Forestry, provided an update on FGR’s main research programmes, showcased the collaborative work with industry, government and other stakeholders that is supporting the sector and its transformation, and discussion on the latest forestry innovation and technology.

FGR Conference Presentations 

Day 1 – Tuesday, 12th September

Session 1 – Welcome and Overview

Session 2 – FGR Research Programmes – Chair, Ian Hinton

Session 3 – ENHANCING Forests through Adaptive Management – Chair, Elizabeth Heeg

Session 4 – PROTECTING Forests in an uncertain future – Chair, Andrew Cridge

Day 2 – Wednesday, 13th September

Session 5 – SUPPORTING Research and Policy – Chair, Debbie Ward

Session 6 – ENHANCING Productivity and Diversity – Chair, Henri Bailleres

Session 7 – ENHANCING Harvesting and Recovery – Chair, Evan Powell

Session 8 – SUPPORTING Sustainable Forestry –  Chair, Brendan Gould

Click here for Video Highlights from the 3 day conference and field trip in the Kaingaroa Forest Estate  or on the following  https://youtu.be/45TU99CedB4

FGR Conference Pictures 

Day 1 Tuesday 12th September 2023  Click here or copy and paste the following link :    https://bit.ly/3LOPGZm

Day 2 Wednesday 13th September 2023 Click here or copy and paste the following link : https://bit.ly/46BA180

Day 3 Thursday 14th September – Field Trip in Kaingaroa Forest Estate    Click here or copy and paste the following link :  https://bit.ly/48SLz8K

Wahine in Forestry Breakfast  Click here or copy and paste the link to pictures from the Wahine in Forestry breakfast held at Rydges Rotorua, Wednesday 13th September        https://bit.ly/46jog67


September 12, 2023 @ 8:00 am
September 14, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


Rydges, Rotorua
10 Tyron Street
Rotorua, 3010 New Zealand
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