TU Dresden - Tropical Forestry Blog

Category: Excursion


Corporate Social Responsibility – learning and discussing about an important and complex topic

Why would forestry students be interested in the topic of business ethical nature? Both batches of the Tropical Forestry Master course and doctoral students had the opportunity to attend a lecture of Prof. Albert Löhr – holder of the chair…

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019

On behalf of the whole team of the Chair of Tropical Forestry at TU Dresden, we wish everyone a merry Christmas and that you “slide well into the new year” (as the Germans say it: “einen guten Rutsch ins neue…

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Urban gardens: First excursion for first semester MSc. Tropical Forestry

The past Tuesday 9th October was held the first of many excursions that we will attend in our two year experience studying the Msc. Tropical Forestry. The group headed by Dr. Auch and around 20 students went to visit two…

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Regards from Tanzania: Visiting Sawmill and Forest Plantation in Sao Hill

On the 6th day of WoodCluster Summer and Field School, we visited Sao Hill Forest Plantation (SHFP) and the biggest sawmill in East Africa operated by Sao Hill Industries Ltd, which is a subsidiary of Green Resources. SHFP is government-owned,…

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What our PhD students do in their free time

The American poet Carl Sandburg once said, “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent.” PhD (or colloquially known as Permanent Head Damage) requires…

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Greetings from Vogtland vol. 9 – Charcoal festival and the church forest

Our master students recently participated in a 4-day excursion in the Vogtland-region, and learned many different aspects of forestry and wood products through visits in local forest areas and companies. This blog post series, written by the participating students themselves,…

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