Natural forests

The many uses of Pterocarpus angolensis aka ‘Kiaat’

November 8, 2013 - No Comments

Kiaat, Dolfhout, African teak, Bloodwood, Umbila, Mukwa and Mulombe are just some of the many common names of Pterocarpus angolensis, one of the prime timber species of the woodlands of southern Africa. The names reflect its wide distribution and the many different cultures of people who use this tree in many different ways...

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Pine vs Fynbos

November 1, 2012 - No Comments

Neels de Ronde tackles the controversy raging over the recent call to remove plantations from the Western Cape by suggesting that there is room for fynbos AND pine...

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Outeniqua Yellowwood, the majestic tree of our natural forests

June 27, 2012 - No Comments

Have you ever wondered how a little seedling emerging from a hard seed under the forest canopy can over time become a massive tree growing up to 50 m in height with a spreading crown of up to 30 m wide and a stem diameter of over 2 m; and live for over 2000 years? People often wonder whether Outeniqua Yellowwood can be planted more widely for its timber...

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6 September, 2017

Subscribe (or renew your subscription) to SA Forestry magazine…

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Bell and Lonagro team up in Mozambique and Malawi

6 September, 2017

Bell Equipment has announced that Lonagro Mozambique has been…

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Environmental Management Guidelines updated

6 September, 2017

Forestry South Africa (FSA) has released the third version…

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Celebrating wood and woodworking in S Cape

6 September, 2017

Two exciting events celebrating wood and woodworking will be…

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Job offer – FSA Operations Manager

5 September, 2017

Forestry South Africa is South Africa’s premier and largest…

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