Month: August 2016

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There are more formally protected grasslands and natural forests under management of the plantation industry, than in any other commercial land use sector. Photo: Mondi
There are more formally protected grasslands and natural forests under management of the plantation industry, than in any other commercial land use sector. Photo: Mondi

In June, I represented both Forestry SA and PAMSA at an event hosted by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries at the CSIR. We had put up some banners depicting plantation trees and set up a table with an array of printed brochures.…

Good news is coming to the TAPPSA Conference

“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” These words of American author and political activist Helen Keller are cited on www.sagoodnews.co.za, a website which highlights the positive developments in South Africa. The pioneer behind sagoodnews.co.za, Steuart Pennington, will be delivering the keynote address at the 2016 TAPPSA Conference and Exhibition. Pennington and his team assert that many media channels are trapped in a “good…