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Chris Chapman

Tel: 082 899 3086

Email: chris@saforestryonline.co.za

Website Editor

Samora Chapman

Tel: 074 586 8174

Email: samora@saforestryonline.co.za

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Richard Van Wyk

Tel: 071 350 5397

Email:  richard@saforestryonline.co.za

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Email: chris@saforestryonline.co.za

 

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SA Forestry Media Team

Chris Chapman

Publishing Editor

Chris is Editor-in-Chief of SA Forestry Online as well as the SA Forestry Annual, a printed magazine that serves the forestry industry in Southern Africa.
Chris has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, marketing and publishing in printed and electronic media, from national newspapers to magazines, brochures, annual reports, stakeholder newsletters and websites. He has also been involved in the production of documentary and promotional videos for clients in diverse industries.
He has been publishing editor of SA Forestry since 2006, and has a deep understanding of all aspects of forestry, environment, land management and rural economic development.
Chris lives and works in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. He is a keen surfer, mountain biker, musician and birder.
Contact Chris on mobile: 082 899 3086, or email: chris@saforestryonline.co.za

Chris, a BA graduate from the University of Natal, has many years of experience in journalism. He started out with the Natal Witness newspaper in 1979, serving as general news reporter, political correspondent and Editor of Echo.

He went on to serve as Managing Editor of Pace magazine and Black Enterprise magazine, and then Editor of Top 40 music magazine.

Chris returned to his hometown of Durban in 1990 working as a freelance photo-journalist, and in 1994 joined publishing and design agency, Artworks, as Editorial Director. During this period he edited and produced a wide range of publications for corporate, NGO and public sector clients including corporate reports, stakeholder and staff newsletters, information and marketing publications. He has also been involved in the production of videos for clients.

Chris has been publisher and Editor of SA Forestry magazine since 2006.

Tel: 082 899 3086

Email: chris@saforestryonline.co.za

Richard van Wyk

Media & Marketing

Richard van Wyk has worked in the broadcast and digital media industry for the better part of 20 years. Richard has been extensively involved in all aspects of media - from ideation, to marketing and content generation, as well as building and managing media companies. Richard also has working experience in the forestry sector, and is passionate about all things wood.

Tel: 071 350 5397

Email:  richard@saforestryonline.co.za

Samora Chapman

Online Editor

Samora Chapman is a writer, photographer and filmmaker based in Durban, South Africa.

He studied a BA in Politics and English at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and developed a passion for photography under the mentorship of world-renowned documentary photographers, Paul Weinberg and Cedric Nunn of Afrapix.

Samora contributes his work to various printed publications, newspapers, websites and journals. He also supplies words and images to marketing, media and corporate clients. As a director and videographer, he has worked on a number of feature films, corporate videos and documentaries.

Tel: 074 586 8174

Email: samora@saforestryonline.co.za

Online portfolio: samorachapman.com

Husband and wife team Nomthandazo Hlombe and Fisokuhle Ngcobo, NCT’s Tree Farmers of the Year 2021, demonstrate how to establish and build a sustainable tree farming operation in faraway Matimatolo, near Kranskop in the KZN midlands. By Samora Chapman. ...

The largest mangrove reforestation project in Africa has been launched by Mozambique’s Ministry of Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries (MIMAIP) in partnership with Blue Forest, a UAE-based mangrove reforestation specialist. Read more saforestryonline.co.za.

📸 Lake St Lucia, Chris Chapman.
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The National Minimum Wage (NMW) in South Africa for 2022 has been set at R23.19 per hour, which translates to R185.52 for an eight-hour day, and R3 710.40 for a month with 20 working days. This represents a 6.9% increase over the 2021 NMW. Can employers afford it? Link in bio... #forestry #labour
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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 ...

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