Natural forests

More than trees

September 15, 2015 - No Comments

The world’s forests must be recognized as “more than trees”, the XIV World Forestry Congress meeting in Durban, South Africa,…

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Landscape approach to forest conservation

October 2, 2014 - No Comments

With reference to the article ‘Does natural forest size really matter’, published in the February 2013 issue of SA forestry magazine, written by Dr. Coert J. Geldenhuys, Dr Geldenhuys makes both direct, and indirect reference to my PhD thesis (Berliner 2009): a systematic plan for the forest biome of South Africa. The discussion below refers both directly and indirectly to these references...

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Sustainable use of Miombo woodlands

July 23, 2014 - No Comments

When is the use of fuel wood and poles from Miombo woodland sustainable – when we move people out to protect the woodlands, or when we apply simple silvicultural practices to sustain resource use for rural livelihoods?

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PlantSnap – identify any plant with your phone

12 January, 2018

Have you ever been ‘stumped’ when trying to identify…

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Skills training programmes for unemployed youth to be expanded

14 December, 2017

Following a successful programme of training under-educated young people…

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Sappi people on the move

14 December, 2017

Leander Jarvel has been appointed as GM Lignin, Sappi…

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Look out for new eucalypt pests

14 December, 2017

By Izette Greyling, Fabi Two potential pests to Eucalyptus…

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Win a Husqvarna chainsaw!

14 December, 2017

In the spirit of Christmas, Husqvarna is giving away…

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