Forestry past, present and future

The International Day of Forests 2021 will be celebrated around the world on 19 March. The theme for 2021 is

Predicting the movement of wildfires and prescribed burns

Watch in awe as the US Forest Service executes a massive prescribed burn in Utah’s Fishlake National Forest. The fire

Forestry in Brazil

Jaap Steenkamp visited Brazil recently and offers his perceptions of what’s going down and what’s going up … Brazil is

Turning forest and landscape restoration into business

By Douglas McGuire, Coordinator of the Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism (FLRM), FAO Ravaged landscapes, parched riverbeds and destitute communities.

Expoforest to showcase Brazilian forestry

The fourth edition of Brazil’s premier forest fair, Expoforest, takes place in April in a 200-hectare eucalyptus forest, with over

‘Protection’ forestry in Switzerland

CMO was recently commissioned by the Valais canton in Switzerland to conduct an investigation into their harvesting costs and to

Forestry in Madagascar

I have spent my first week ever in Madagascar, which is located off the southeast coast of Africa. It is

Can forestry weather the storm?

Presenters at the 7th Forest Science Symposium, held in Pietermaritzburg recently, provided participants with a lot to think about. On

Forest equipment innovations at Elmia Wood

Elmia Wood, the world’s largest forestry fair, was bigger than ever this year both in terms of area and number

Portugal – land of extensive forests

by Michal Brink Email: While recently in Portugal, I found myself reminiscing about some of the great sea farers

International Day of Forests – Forests and Energy

On 21 March people around the world will celebrate the International Day of Forests. The purpose is to raise awareness

Welcome to wood city

Take a virtual walk through Bergen, an ancient city in Norway with a great tradition of building and sculpting with

WOF bring songs of hope to Canada

On Sunday 29 May, 281 firefighters from Working On Fire (WOF) arrived in Canada to help battle a raging wildfire

The ups and downs of aerial reforestation

Aerial reforestation is a farming technique where trees and other crops are planted by being dropped from an aeroplane. The

The future of wood structures

The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in Prince George – the heart of Canada's forestry region – is the

A glimpse into future possibilities for steep slope logging …

Adapted from an article by Paul Iarocci, Between the Branches Eric Krume is the owner of Krume Logging & Excavation

International Day of Forests – Forests and Water

The International Day of Forests is scheduled for 21 March, and the Collaborative Partnership on Forests has chosen Forests and Water

How Agroforestry could save our planet

Life in Syntropy is a new short film made specially to be presented at COP21 in Paris. The film tells

Illegal logging and forest conformance systems

Illegal logging continues to have a devastating impact on some of the world’s most valuable forests, with serious environmental, social

Forests most at risk of deforestation

This interactive story map takes readers on a visual journey to 11 of the world’s most 'at risk' forests, from


These three short films show why forests are vital to sustainable development, people's livelihoods and the planet's well being. The

More than trees

The world's forests must be recognized as "more than trees", the XIV World Forestry Congress meeting in Durban, South Africa,

WFC day two: Conservation, sustainability and job creation

The world's forestry community got down to the serious work of plotting a sustainable future for people and trees yesterday

Stop deforestation before it’s too late

Day One of the long-awaited World Forestry Congress kicked off at Durban’s International Convention Centre with an impressive march-past by

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... 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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