Keeping an eye on our forests

Article by Dr Jolene Fisher (Vogts), School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand. Mistbelt forests historically occurred within a pristine grassland matrix – found on steep south-facing slopes where they are protected from fire and found as ‘pockets’ of forests throughout KwaZulu-Natal. Sadly, from around 1880 until 1940, many of these […]