Forest Ecosystem Services Forum 2018

Start Date
May 8, 2018
End Date
May 9, 2018
2 days


“Integrating Forest Ecosystem Services in decision making processes”

was held in Te Papa, Wellington on 8-9 May 2018.

Presentations and workshop agenda are available below.

Peter Clinton - Welcome and Scion's vision for forest ecosystem services (FES) research

Michael Vardon & Carl Obst - International initiatives in incorporating FES in national and regional accounting systems

Heather Keith - Developing forestry environmental-economic accounts for informing policy and decision making

Steve Murray - Priorities of the Ministry for Primary Industries (e.g. National Exotic Forest Description)    

Sally Strang & Hancock Forest Management (HFM) - Accounting for the full value of forests

Sonette Van Zyl - Understanding the state and value of natural capital: A Treasury view

Beat Huser - From data to decisions: priorities for the Waikato Regional Council

Nigel Searles - Priorities of the Ministry for the Environment on environmental policies and reporting

Adam Tipper, Jane Harkness & Erica Deverall - Developments in environmental-economic accounts at Stats NZ      

Richard Yao, Sandra Velarde & Juan Monge - Scion’s current and future FES research

Bethanna Jackson - Modelling ecosystem services for land use planning and management

David Hall & Sam Lindsay - Native Forest Bond Scheme: unlocking private capital by recognising forest value

Roadmap for production and use of forest accounts in New Zealand

Workshop Agenda