Getting Started

Getting Started

Private Forests Tasmania can assist establish your plantation

Getting started

There is a wide range of assistance available to help with planning a farm forest. It is essential that you receive appropriate professional advice to ensure you are planting the right trees in the right places to provide future benefits and income.

Planting the right trees in the right places on farms with the intention of harvesting can increase primary production whilst simultaneously growing high value timber products, delivering biofuel, improving water quality and efficiency, providing shade and shelter for livestock and crops and improving the carbon balance.

The benefits of trees to your farm productivity are numerous and include an additional income stream at the time of harvest.

Private Forests Tasmania has put together a series of fact sheets that will help you understand what is required for the long term planning, maintaining and harvesting of your forests.

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Farming Forestry Guides

To assist you plan, establish and manage your plantations

Six Steps to growing trees

The six steps of planting trees

Species Guides

Determine which species is best suited to your selected site