At The Children’s Forest with Governor of Western Australia, Lieutenant-General John Sanderson ACIn the Western Australian wheat belt with old friend Dr. David Bellamy OBEWes Jackson – co-founder of The Land InstituteFilming ‘On the Edge of The Forest’ with E F SchumacherInterview with Mother TeresaChatting with ‘The Father of Permaculture’ Bill MollisonTea with Australian Prime Minister Bob HawkeBarrie with Major General Michael Jeffery

Barrie Oldfield passed away peacefully on 7th December 2015.  This much loved, extraordinary and inspirational man of the trees will be missed by many

A memorial planting will take place at Guildford Meadows in honour of Barrie – if you would like to contribute with a tax deductible donation please click the button below to go to the Give Now secure server


A Record of Barrie’s Life & Work

This site has been put together by friends of Barrie Oldfield as a record of his film, writings and published material for posterity. Barrie’s dedication to tree planting was inspired by the words and works of the legendary Man of The Trees, Dr. Richard St Barbe Baker…

E. F. Schumacher: On the Edge of the Forest

Directed by Barrie, this video is a short extract from E. F. Schumacher’s film ‘On the Edge of the Forest’ shot in Western Australia on a visit to the Karri and Jarrah forests of the South West region in 1977. Information on the full movie including purchasing details on the Video page …

Wheat Today, What Tomorrow?

Barrie in collaboration with British Botanist David Bellamy looks at the problems of farming in Western Australia’s fragile wheat lands. Wind erosion, gully erosion, sheet erosion, dry land salinity. Information on the full movie including purchasing details on the Video page …