Dr David Bergin

Dr David Bergin

Dr. David Bergin is director of Environmental Restoration Ltd (ERL) where he is a scientist specialising in restoration ecology and promoting the planting and management of indigenous timber species. Until recently he was a senior scientist with the Crown Research Institute Scion with 35 years of applied research experience. David has a long history of research with totara including involvement with the Northland Totara Working Group promoting management of naturally regenerating totara on farmland. He is a founding trustee of both the Tane’s Tree Trust and of the Dune Restoration Trust of NZ, and trustee of The Project Crimson Trust.

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Ten Golden Rules for Large-scale Establishment of Native Forest

By Dr David Bergin22nd of March 2021

Establishing native forests on a large scale is far easier said than done, and there are many examples of costly but disappointing native forest regeneration and planting schemes. Dr David...
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Valuing Native Forest on Private Land

By Dr David Bergin19th of March 2021

Our very survival is dependent on the natural world – we all need food, clean water, and shelter. There are many services that natural ecosystems provide that most of us...
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