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Permanent native forests revenue opportunity for landowners | adrian Loo

Updated: Apr 28

New Zealand land-owners who wish to plant permanent native tree forests in their marginal, steep country and to provide filtration buffer zones for waterways often are doing so at the expense of the long-term financial sustainability of their farming operation.

Forever Forest’s is an initiative that forest manager, Adrian Loo, explains helps line up the dollars to plant from retail emitters to off-set with land-owners looking to find the capital to plant native trees and in-turn the premium carbon credits that promote biodiversity.

“There is an opportunity cost to planting out parts of your farm in native trees, so we are looking for the market-led revenue opportunities to incentive land-owners to do so and still remain profitable,”

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