About SA Forestry Online

SA Forestry is an independent media business established in 1986 with the launch of SA Forestry magazine, focusing on the Forestry Sector in South Africa. The magazine was published bi-monthly up until 2020. From January 2021 the trademark SA Forestry news, analysis and feature articles are published on the website, SA Forestry Online, and in a printed SA Forestry Annual to be distributed to forestry stakeholders and subscribers in November each year.

SA Forestry Online

The website is currently receiving around 8 000 visits per month, and focuses on providing news, info and analysis on forestry in South Africa and related topics, including:-

  • Forestry operations: planting, tending, harvesting.
  • Timber processing, sawmilling and pole production
  • Fire protection + pests and diseases
  • Loading, transport and logistics
  • Tree breeding and research
  • Certification
  • Education & training
  • Land preparation, grinding and mulching
  • Rural development
  • Natural forests and indigenous trees
  • Environment

SA Forestry Online eNews

This electronic newsletter is mailed out to 1 600 subscribers and forestry stakeholders monthly. It includes current news and features links to the website.

SA Forestry Annual

This prestigious, printed publication is distributed to subscribers and key forestry stakeholders in South Africa in November each year. It includes the best articles from the past year in forestry, comprehensive reviews of the year and the challenges and opportunities for the sector going forward.

SA Forestry Desktop Calendar

This printed calendar has proved to be very popular among foresters, and is distributed FREE with the SA Forestry Annual.

SA Forestry Team

Publishing Editor and Advertising – Chris Chapman - chris@saforestryonline.co.za

Online Editor, Photography & Video Editor – Samora Chapman - samora@saforestryonline.co.za

Advertising Manager – Richard Van Wyk – richard@saforestryonline.co.za


SA Forestry magazine is published by Green Forest Media (Pty) Ltd.

Managing Director: Chris Chapman

Address: 3 Minerva Rd, Westriding, Hillcrest 3610

Tel: 031 7655108

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With the onset of what promises to be a cold winter, this photo provides a timely reminder of what happens to wattle trees when it snows. No! It’s not a good idea to plant wattle if snow is a possibility. The only thing you could use these broken trees for is firewood. The photo was taken near Weza a few years ago. Find out more about trees and snow... saforestryonline.co.za Link in bio. #trees #wood #forestry #timber #logging #forestryafrica #wattle #snow ...

Mulching of harvest residues is rapidly gaining ground in South African forestry, and is proving to be a game changer. Link in bio. Image courtesy of Savithi Mulching.

#SavithiMulching #forestry #timber #wood #tigercat

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