Don Carson

Don Carson

Don Carson became Communications Manager for the New Zealand Forest Owners Association earlier this year. He has been a radio and television host and journalist. Previous roles have been in communications for Federated Farmers, Seafood New Zealand, Hutt City Council and Wools of New Zealand. Don has recently completed his Law Bar examinations. Inside the primary sector, Don managed a halal certification company, and is director of a project to import exotic sheep into New Zealand.

Nativist mythology obstructs the fight against climate change

September 11, 2019
Planting indigenous trees is great for many reasons.  But we shouldn’t be fooled into thinking that in the fight against climate change they are better-because-they-are-natives. Some local academics and other...

Wood – the new wool?

September 20, 2016
Sheep farmers used to rely on their livestock to provide two income streams – from both meat and wool. But as wool income dwindles still further, forestry offers a replacement...