Dendrological Society of South Africa

The tree science and conservation society of South Africa

The Dendrological Society promotes the study, protection and propagation of trees and tree-dominated ecosystems as a contribution to effective environmental conservation and improvement in South Africa. Membership of the Dendrological Society is open to all natural persons whose application is seconded by two members and endorsed by the Executive Committee.

TreeS of the Year

Since 1996 at least two different Trees of the Year are nominated annually by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; one common and one rare species. Before that only one tree was nominated.

http://www.forestry.co.za/national-trees/

http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/arborweek.htm