9 February, 2016
Course on Cultural and heritage resources for forestry
is offering a two-day course on Cultural and
heritage resources for forestry management.
course will be presented by Coen Nienaber, an
archaeologist from the University of Pretoria with an
immense amount of practical experience in this field.
and heritage resources are an integral part of managing a
plantation, but we as foresters have never been formally
trained as to how to deal with such attributes that occur on
our plantations. Apart from legislative compliance, the
successful integration of heritage resources management into
forestry management will benefit the industry in terms of
expanded stewardship, improved public participation and
community relations and represent many benefits for social
responsibility programmes. The FSC certification process
also requires that the roles and stakeholdership of
neighbouring communities and ancestral communities be
represented. Responsible heritage resources management in
forests will accomplish these requirements and this course
will provide the tools to allow you to achieve this.
course is for industry participants and specifically targets
the following persons in the forest industry
specialists within companies
course applies a combination of PowerPoint teaching and
participatory learning techniques, such as discussions in a
workshop setting, work in small groups and class exercises.
first day is primarily about imparting knowledge, while the
second day allow for the application of gained knowledge in
the field, through the preparation of a heritage management
the end of the course, trainees have developed a sound
knowledge and understanding regarding integration and
management of cultural and heritage resources occurring in
forest plantation areas in South Africa.
Mpumalanga: 14 and 15 April 2016 KZN:20 and 21
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