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The increasing use of drones in forest management

The increasing use of drones in forest management

In this short video, Dr Christine Stone of New South Wales Department of Primary Industries discusses how her team has put Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) into action. She explains the opportunities for improved forest management thanks to increased use of the technology.

As part of a recent WoodChat podcast episode, we explored some of the ways that drones are being used to support Australia’s forest managers. 

You can listen to the full interview on SoundCloud and iTunes.

 

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