Forest GIS and Remote Sensing conference

A Forest GIS and Remote Sensing conference is taking place at the Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani in Durban from 9-10

SA Forestry 2021 Annual published

SA Forestry’s 2021 Annual printed edition has been published. This 80-page glossy publication covers the forestry industry from seedling to

Sappi teams up with WWF on water stewardship

Sappi has entered into a Water Stewardship agreement with WWF-SA (World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa), aimed at improving

EucXylo team set to grow

A small nursery of 12 newly planted Eucalyptus trees near the Department of Forest and Wood Sciences at Stellenbosch University

Understanding the circular economy

What is the circular economy? It’s a closed loop of taking, making and re-using – as opposed to a linear

Conservation and forestry

The NCT Tree Farmer of the Year is awarded annually to tree farming operations that display excellence in sustainable plantation

Short-term protection from sapstain and mould

Sap staining fungi and mould are a costly problem in the wood processing industry. Left untreated, freshly cut wood is

New association for wildland firefighters launched

A new association for Wildland Firefighters has been launched in South Africa. The Association for Wildland Firefighters (AWF) represents the

Solutions for thinnings

Growing a productive forest requires hard work and commitment. Correctly timed thinning improves the forest’s growth conditions and makes trees

Protecting forestry equipment, operators & the environment from fire

If you are buying a new Tigercat machine from AfrEquip, there is a good chance that yourequipment will come with

Showcasing emerging design talent

The work of 20 emerging young designers from around the world is being showcased in a prestigious exhibition at the

Sustainable small-scale tree farming

Small-scale wattle growers in the Matimatolo area near Greytown in the KZN Midlands have developed their own unique ways of

FSC gets behind climate change mitigation efforts

As the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) and its supporters celebrate FSC Friday, on 24 September, FSC reconfirms its support for

Husqvarna's new battery power tools for arborists

Husqvarna is set to give the forestry, garden and park management industry an exciting new choice in chainsaws with the

Ponsse on steep slopes

Ponsse’s cut-to-length forest machines have proved to be excellent harvesting solutions on steep slopes. Environmentally friendly and safe harvesting solutions

Vergelegen wine estate plants trees for posterity

South Africa celebrated Arbor Week during the first week of September, and Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West – a

Extreme duty steep slope shovel logger

The LSX870D is designed for extreme duty steep slope logging and is based on the popular LX870D series track carrier

Taking sustainability beyond the balance sheet

Husqvarna SA Managing Director Pieter Smuts explains how their approach to sustainability goes way beyond the core business of supplying

STIHL bounces back

It’s a month since the unrest that saw the STIHL SA head office and its warehouse in Pietermaritzburg being totally

Elk harvesting in Lapland

The 17 000th PONSSE forest machine has rolled off the production line at the company’s manufacturing facility at Vieremä in

Bell on the move with JCB, haulage tractors

Bell Equipment has updated their haulage tractors, withdrawn from the John Deere dealership and acquired the JCB dealership. After four

23 060 trees planted by hand in 24 hours

A 22-year-old Canadian tree planter, Antoine Moses, has set a new world record for planting 23,060 trees by hand in

CMO to market certified forest products via global trading platform

The South African-based CMO Group has secured investment from venture capital fund E4E Africa to grow its forest-based operations and establish

AfrEquip moves to new premises

South African-based forestry equipment supplier AfrEquip has relocated their head office to a bigger, new facility in Pietermaritzburg. “Over the

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.

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