Forest grant scheme opens

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ Afforestation Grant Scheme (AGS) is now open.

Through the AGS, MPI provides grants of $1,300 a hectare for landowners to plant new small to medium-sized forests of between 5 hectares to 300 hectares.

The purpose of the AGS is to achieve environmental benefits through planting new forests.

The 2018 funding round for the AGS is now open and closes on 14 May 2018.

Further information is available here