Silviculture webinar coming up

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

Prime plantation farm on auction

PRIME PLANTATION FARM – 4 300 HA – BARBERTON AREA ON AUCTION... VANS MPUMALANGA AUCTIONEERS will auction four farm portions

Fuel-efficient new STIHL chainsaw

The STIHL MS 382 is the enhanced version of the legendary MS 381, until now the top selling chainsaw in

PG Bison NECF appoints new GM

PG Bison has appointed Francis Zhangazha as General Manager of North Eastern Cape Forests (NECF) with effect from 1 September

Husqvarna Heroes video featuring ‘Beast’ Mtawarira

Husqvarna has partnered with Sharks and Springbok rugby icon Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira to spice up their brand image. The ‘Beast’,

Download the latest SA Forestry magazine

Download SA forestry magazine July edition for free and read Chris Chapman's editorial for all the highlights of the 'comeback'

Blue Sky Awards call for submissions

The deadline for entries in the local leg of the Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award is Monday 24th August.

World Forestry Conference 2021: call for abstracts

The XV World Forestry Congress (WFC) will be held from 24 to 28 May 2021 in Seoul, South Korea.  Preparations

Used oil pollution threat

Contaminated oil is dripping into agricultural land across South Africa, contaminating groundwater and rivers as a result of old-fashioned farming

New leadership at NCT

Danny Knoesen takes over the helm as General Manager of NCT Forestry Cooperative Ltd at an interesting time in history.

Water Use Licence amendments

FSA reports that after years of engagement with the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), an amended Water Use Licence

‘Survival’ the key for small-scale growers

SA Forestry journalist-at-large JUSTIN NYAKUDANGA chats to small-scale growers and a transport contractor, to find out how they are doing

Forestry events postponed or Zoom-ed

Covid virus lockdown and business disruptions have seen a number of forestry events cancelled, postponed or going ahead as a

Two new heads from Waratah

When it comes to harvester heads, diversity is key. The characteristics of timber varies. Mill requirements vary. Yet the harvester

New book focuses on insect conservation

Stellenbosch University’s Prof Michael Samways has penned a new 600-page book that provides both academic insights and practical guidelines on

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. ‘Severe

A new process for preserving lumber

A new lumber preserving process being developed by Georgia Tech researchers could offer advantages over pressure treating... Pressure treating, which

Timber industry offers help to house Covid refugees

Sawmilling South Africa (SSA) and the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) have offered the South African Government their

Weaning the forestry industry from its paraquat reliance

In the last ten years, 153 576 hectares of plantation forest have been damaged by fire. This figure would have

Forest Sector holding up in Covid-19 lockdown

By Chris Chapman How the SA Forestry Sector survives through lockdown and an uncertain future … The Forestry South Africa

Richmond timber gone missing

‘We want our land back, jobs and economic opportunities’ … a case of timber gone missing at Richmond Municipality. By

Download SA Forestry magazine, March edition

With the Coronavirus arriving on SA shores, we've decided to save you the trip to the postbox to pick up

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The ‘Beast’ gets muddy

World Cancer Day saw one of our national heroes get downright muddy for all the right reasons. Headlining this year’s

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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