More about trees for shelter, conservation & profit
From Australia and Overseas
Australian tree grower's personal web sites
More and more tree growers are developing their own web sites. Some are tree growing professionals whilst others are just tree growers. In this field experience counts for a lot.
Australian grower groups, networks and organisations
The Otway Agroforestry Network
Rowan and Andrew Stewart founded the Otway Agroforestry Network in 1993. It is now the largest group of its type in Australia and a leading innovator in community development. LINK
Northern United Forestry Group
The Northern United Forestry Group is a community-based organisation working to establish commercial low-rainfall farm forestry and sustainable land management in northern and north-central Victoria. Their goal is to provide commercially viable forest products, environmental services, and community benefits as components of sustainable farming.
Hunter Valley Farm Forestry Network - regional landholder group
SMARTimbers Coop. Based in Western Victoria and focused on the value adding and marketing of farm grown timber - in particular Sugar Gum.
Australian Forest Growers is Australia's principle private forest growers organisation
Australian Research and Development Organisations
The Joint Venture Agroforestry Program is no longer with us but the research undertaken over a period of more than ten years is still available on the RIRDC web site. Click on the link and go to 'publications'.
Australian Low Rainfall Tree Improvement Group - R&D into the genetics of low rainfall native timbers.
International Agroforestry Sites
The Trees-4-Trees™ is a non-profit Foundation established in Indonesia by responsible timber product manufacturers and their customers worldwide. Trees-4-Trees™ empowers local communities through partnership reforestation initiatives and related education programs. Their activities include recruiting new planters, producing seedlings, monitoring planted trees, training field coordinators, providing education for land owners and in schools.
World Agroforestry Centre - International Agroforestry Research and Development. Emphasis on developing countries and poverty alleviation
Agroforestry.net, Not for profit organisation with a focus on the Pacific Islands