Specialists in Forest Establishment, Landscapes and Silvicultural Operations.

LARGE OR SMALL SCALE PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA

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ABOUT US

Nova Sylva has focused its business on providing a high quality, reliable ‘get it right first time’ service since 1992. Our attention to detail, extensive experience, technical knowledge are combined with fully trained, long term staff to optimise the success of your project.

Over the years this approach has proven to be a significant benefit to our clients with many quality native plantings and exotic woodlots successfully established over the past 28 years and we continue to have ongoing long term relationships with our clients.

Mike Tapley has extensive knowledge of native and exotic species, site location and management of plantings. He holds a NZCF (1995) as well as national certificates in forestry and is a member of the NZ Institute of Forestry and NZ Farm Forestry Association.

Cameron Graham holds a NZ Dip of Business (1987), national certificates in forestry and had several years’ experience managing forest operations and crews in Canada.

Both Mike and Cam have been forest industry trainers and assessors and have had significant training and experience in health & safety.

 
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Technical Expertise

From large scale commercial projects, to farms and lifestyle, the team at Nova Sylva are have a wealth of information and technical expertise to assist in all your Landscape, Forest Establishment and Silvicultural Operations.

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Road & Highway Plantings

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Native Regeneration

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Conservation and Plantings

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Shelterbelt & Protection

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Erosion Control

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Site Preparation

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Our Clients

ENVIRONMENT CANTERBURY (1998 - PRESENT).

Services include planting, release spraying, pruning, thinning & mountain bike track maintenance.

Scope is approx 150,000 seedlings planted & 200ha of thinning/pruning per year.