Conference 2007

Seventh conference of the AFHS, Christchurch, NZ, Jan-Feb 2007

The Seventh Conference of the Australian Forest History Society was held between 29 January to 2 February 2007 in Christchurch, New Zealand. and was followed by the West Coast Study Trip, 3 to 5 February 2007.
A selection of papers from this conference has been published as a special edition of the journal Environment and History; Vol.14 No.4, November 2008 Special Issue – Trans-Tasman Forest History, edited by Brett J. Stubbs, Paul Star and Michael M. Roche.

Special issue contents

Editorial Brett J. Stubbs, Paul Star and Michael M. Roche

The Banks Peninsula Forests and Akaroa Cocksfoot:Explaining a New Zealand Forest TransitionVaughan Wood, Eric Pawson

Environmental Failure, Success and Sustainable Development: The Hauraki Plains Wetlands Through Four Generations of New Zealanders Matthew Hatvany

Forest Conservation and the Reciprocal Timber Trade between New Zealand and New South Wales, 1880s-1920s Brett J. Stubbs

Imperial Ethos, Dominions Reality: Forestry Education in New Zealand and Australia, 1910-1965Michael M. Roche, John Dargavel

Trees of Gold and Men Made Good? Grand Visions and Early Experiments in Penal Forestry in New South Wales, 1913-1938 Benedict Taylor

Tree Planting in Canterbury, New Zealand, 1850-1910 Paul Star

Colonial Geographies of Settlement: Vegetation, Towns, Disease and Well-Being In Aotearoa/New Zealand, 1830s-1930s James Beattie