Saving the Ghost Frog

The discovery of a fifth population of the Hewitt's Ghost Frog in South Africa has seen their IUCN Red List

Minimum wages on the rise

Minimum wages for Farm and Forestry workers is set to increase by 5.6% to R16.25/hour as from 1st March 2018.

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

MTO Trails set to host AfricanX Training Run

The AfricanX Training Run #3 will take place at the picturesque MTO Trails’ Jonkershoek plantation (Stellenbosch) this coming Saturday, 03

WoodEX for Africa 2018

The fifth edition of WoodEX for Africa will take place at Gallagher Estate in Midrand from 11-13 July 2018. Building

PlantSnap – identify any plant with your phone

Have you ever been 'stumped' when trying to identify a tree in your garden? Or have you ever discovered a

Skills training programmes for unemployed youth to be expanded

Following a successful programme of training under-educated young people in the Southern Cape, the MTO Forestry Group is now rolling

Sappi people on the move

Leander Jarvel has been appointed as GM Lignin, Sappi Biotech South Africa as from 1 January 2018. Leander will assume

Look out for new eucalypt pests

By Izette Greyling, Fabi Two potential pests to Eucalyptus plantations are on the move, and foresters are requested to keep

Win a Husqvarna chainsaw!

In the spirit of Christmas, Husqvarna is giving away a 455 Rancher Chainsaw to one lucky SA Forestry reader. Enter

Subscribe and win Husqvarna Brushcutter

Subscribe here (or renew your subscription) to SA Forestry magazine NOW and you could win this fantastic Husqvarna 143R-II brushcutter

The old tradition of horse logging

Horse logging is an age-old tradition long since replaced by machines in modern forestry operations, but this low-impact and environmentally

Subscribe and win fantastic wood book

Subscribe (or renew your subscription) to SA Forestry magazine now and you could win this fantastic coffee-table book, Guide to

Bell and Lonagro team up in Mozambique and Malawi

Bell Equipment has announced that Lonagro Mozambique has been appointed as its exclusive dealer in Mozambique and Malawi as part

Environmental Management Guidelines updated

Forestry South Africa (FSA) has released the third version of its popular Environmental Management Guidelines for Commercial Forestry Plantations in

Celebrating wood and woodworking in S Cape

Two exciting events celebrating wood and woodworking will be held in the Southern Cape in September. The Woodturning and Woodworking

Job offer – FSA Operations Manager

Forestry South Africa is South Africa’s premier and largest forestry organisation and represents growers of commercial timber in South Africa.

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

Exciting AGFO Expo 2017 coming up

The annual Agriculture and Forestry Expo (AGFO) 2017 takes place at the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre in White River, Mpumalanga, from

Forestry planning manager job offer

The Kilombero Valley Teak Company in Tanzania is looking for a Planning Manager. The PM’s overall objective is to provide

Stakeholder participation in standard development

Forestry stakeholders can now access the Draft SA Forestry Assurance Scheme Forest Management Standard, and have 60 days to comment

Sawmillers facing challenging future

South Africa is now officially in recession. Sawmilling is driven primarily by the construction industry, so if the construction sector

Colin Dyer… looking back on a distinguished career in forestry research

Prof Colin Dyer is retiring after almost two decades at the helm of the ICFR. Under his leadership the institute

Invitation to participate in the development of the South African Forestry Assurance Scheme

Invitation to forestry stakeholders to comment on the scope and process of developing the South African Forestry Assurance Scheme Standard,

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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