2 August, 2016
Invitation: ICFR/SAIF Seminars
Please join us for two excellent seminars coming up in August that
promise to generate much discussion and interest! These events are
jointly hosted by the ICFR and the KZN branch of the SAIF and all are
welcome to attend.
The first seminar is entitled:
Size counts! An account of a forestry study tour to the southern
states of Brazil - an intriguing country of paradox, extremes and excess, yet
still sharing important parallels to South Africa.
will be given by Rob Thompson
& Craig Norris (NCT) and Dr Julian Chan (ICFR) on Friday 12 August 2016, at 14h30 for 14h45
-16h00 in the ICFR Conference Room, ICFR, Pietermaritzburg, UKZN, Carbis Rd.
The seminar covers the
experience of the three Pietermaritzburg based forestry practitioners in undertaking a study
tour of the southern regions of Brazil during June 2016.
Also at this event, the KZN
branch of the SAIF will recognise some of the recent awards made to members
following the national AGM meeting in Mpumalanga.
The second seminar:
- The second seminar will be
held on Tuesday 16 August, also at
the ICFR in Pietermaritzburg, and is
a presentation by well know forestry expert
Dr Fred Kruger who will give a talk entitled 150 Years
of Forest History in South Africa: Does this help us to think about Forestry's
The seminar also begins at 14h30 for
More details are attached
and all are welcome to attend -
firstname.lastname@example.org or 082 570 0851 for catering purposes.
Sally J Upfold, Knowledge Manager
Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR)
UKZN Campus, Carbis Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Tel: 033 - 3862314,
Fax: 033 - 3868905
Cell: 082 570 0851