Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests, woodlands, and associated resources for human and environmental benefits. Forestry is practiced in plantations and natural stands.
Where to Study Forestry In South Africa?
Forestry At University of Venda
Department of Forest and Wood Science, Stellenbosch University
Forestry – School of Natural Resource Management NMU
Southern African Institute of Forestry
Forest Science Postgraduate Programme At University of Pretoria
Fort Cox Agriculture and Forestry Training Institute
What is general forestry?
General Forestry. The Bachelor of Science in Forestry offers the General Forestry emphasis to provide students with the opportunity to specialize in one of a variety of career fields including, Forest Fire Management, Range Management, Spatial Science, and Urban Forestry.
Why is forestry important?
The importance of forests cannot be underestimated. We depend on forests for our survival, from the air we breathe to the wood we use. Besides providing habitats for animals and livelihoods for humans, forests also offer watershed protection, prevent soil erosion and mitigate climate change.