Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Forest Management Planning

Welcome to the Forest Management Planning Module. This module is intended for forest owners and managers wishing to plan SFM activities and to enable monitoring and control.

The module provides information and links to tools and case studies, to guide users in planning the implementation of SFM at the forest management unit level.

Introduction to the long-term forestry experiment at the Harkerville site in the Southern Cape forest region of South Africa which was established in 1989 with a goal to evaluate effects of various physical and chemical site preparation treatments on tree growth.
Pitting is one of the site preparation methods used on the long-term experiment at the Harkerville site in South Africa. Since pitting involved minimal soil manipulation and it had no fertilizer application, it is considered to be the control treatment in the Harkerville experiment. A description of the soil profile...
Spot mounding with phosphogypsum application is one of the site preparation treatments on the long-term experiment at the Harkerville site in South Africa. A description of the soil profile on this treatment is provided.
Raised bed with phosphogypsum application is one of the site preparation treatments on the long-term experiment at the Harkerville site in South Africa. A description of the soil profile on this treatment is provided.
This project focused on development of a team-based learning (TBL) case study with supporting multimedia material, to enhance teaching and learning experience on the effects of forestry management treatments on soil properties in a Pinus radiata plantation in the Southern Cape forest region of South Africa. Data for this case...
Simply transferring to other settings developed countries' sophisticated tools of modern forest management can be inappropriate. In a pilot program in Zambia, traditional knowledge of forest products is combined with satellite images, GPS, and GIS to adapt inventories and maps for forest management planning. The example used is the Cooperative...
Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi is a video lecture series designed to be a primer on forest management for private landowners. Each of the 13 stand-alone videos address a topic from the Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi book, which can be downloaded at msucares.com. Viewers are encouraged to...
Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi is a video lecture series designed to be a primer on forest management for private landowners. Each of the 13 stand-alone videos address a topic from the Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi book, which can be downloaded at msucares.com. Viewers are encouraged to...
Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi is a video lecture series designed to be a primer on forest management for private landowners. Each of the 13 stand-alone videos address a topic from the Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi book, which can be downloaded at msucares.com. Viewers are encouraged to...
Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi is a video lecture series designed to be a primer on forest management for private landowners. Each of the 13 stand-alone videos address a topic from the Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi book, which can be downloaded at msucares.com. Viewers are encouraged to...
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