“rise of the #forest #drones” Interpine’s UAV team leader spoke recently at the FIEA HarvestTech 2017 conference in Rotorua. With of 450 delegates hearing about operational implementation and future opportunities that will see improvements in the way harvest contractors manage safety, training, and monitor / improve productivity using drone technology. Robin Hartley talked about the adoption pathways and best practice for the uptake of the drone technology, while also reviewing case study work that has been conducted by the Interpine Innovation team across New Zealand.