Tracking Red-Listed species in timber production landscapes

By Lize Joubert-van der Merwe, Dept Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University The living spaces of animals are diverse. But

The power of wood keeps growing

Wood grown in South Africa’s plantations is increasingly being used not only in the built environment and to make paper

New offerings boost productivity development in SA

The Stellenbosch University Forest Operation Research and Forest Productivity team recently launched an on-line Time and Productivity Development short course

Mulching operations bring benefits for growers

Enviro-Mulch is a mechanized silviculture contractor that provides safe and organised mulching services in South Africa. The company currently has

Indigenous Trees of Southern Africa (Part One) – White Ironwood

This is the first in a series of articles to be published in SA Forestry Online by DR GARETH COOMBS,

Subscribe to the SA Forestry 2021 Annual for just R175

Dear SA Forestry Readers, SA Forestry magazine – like most other businesses – has had to adapt to the new

SA Forestry goes digital from 2021!

Download the final edition of SA forestry magazine for free or view the magazine online in the flipbook at the

High profile delegation visits Sappi Saiccor Vulindlela expansion project

The Sappi Saiccor mill situated in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal hosted a high-level delegation from the office of the outgoing MEC for

Meet the STIHL MS 462 … tested to the limit

The STIHL MS 462 is a 70cc professional-grade chainsaw that has been tested in the wilderness of Alaska and the

Sounds of the Forest

Timber Festival (UK) has commissioned cutting edge musicians Erland Cooper, Hinako Omori and Jason Singh to create new music using

Ponsse forwarders conversion to fire fighting units

Purpose-built forwarders are designed to operate effectively in difficult terrain, so why aren’t they used to suppress fires in wildfire

Much more than a simple box ticking exercise

Meeting the requirements of FSC’s new pesticide policy may be tough going, but with the right approach it will improve

Woman power turns alien invasive trees into chips

Women-inspired partnerships in South Africa are creating positive impacts on both the environment and livelihoods, with support from the Coca-Cola

Shothole borer research at Vergelegen wine estate

Research being conducted at one of the country’s leading wine farms, which dates back to the 1700s, could help to

NMU gets showcase CLT building

After almost 150 years of concrete and steel, the world is returning to wood. This time around it is Cross

NCT Forestry recognises Top Tree Farmers

NCT Forestry has chosen its Top Tree Farmers for 2020. This is an annual award that recognises members for sound

TWK Agri and Sunshine Seedlings join forces

Sunshine Seedlings Services (SSS) has partnered with TWK Agri, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural service providers. TWK Agri acquired

Annual Report highlights Forest Sector transformation progress

  The 2019/20 Annual Status of Transformation Report marks the 11th report produced by the Forest Sector Charter Council (FSCC),

Can the Forest Sector Masterplan turn the tide?

The Forestry Sector has a high level masterplan in place that is poised to revitalise the entire value chain, as

The Treemes story

“If you can’t measure something, then you can’t understand it, control it nor improve it” – Dr H.J. Harrington Mensuration:

Hot Forestry Tips

Another reason to retain forest floor litter Forest floor litter is widely regarded as a fire hazard and is often

Silviculture webinar coming up

‘Towards Modernised Silviculture’ is the focus of a free webinar presented by the Forestry Department of Nelson Mandela University on

Support Responsible Forestry

For more than 25 years FSC has been working to take care of the world’s forests for future generations. On September 25,

New grapple saw with Total Tree Control

GMT Equipment, which is distributed and supported in South Africa by AfrEquip, has introduced a new, versatile grapple saw with

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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