In the rebranded 2020 festival, there will be more family and lifestyle orientated entertainment with additional events encompassing axemanship, chainsaw competitions, daily live music and much more.  Items of interest from Knysna’s timber related past will also be presented.

Fine food and beverages including Craft Beers will be available throughout the weekend.

Entrance Fees: R30 for adults and R15 for scholars & children

Buy tickets for the event online at www.quicket.co.za

 

  Thursday 12th March
   
09h00 - 13h30  Industry Workshop
   
  Friday 13th March
   
09h00 - 17h00 Festival
   
10h00 - 16h00 Talks and Presentations at the Speakers' Tent
   
10h00 - 10h45 The Wood Wide Web, Tree Inter-Communication ~ Mark Dixon
11h00 - 11h45 History of the Indigenous Timber Industry in the Garden Route ~ Theo Sthele
12h00 - 12h45 Past & Present Timber availability ~ Dalena Wolmarans
   
13h00 - 13h45 Lunch and Refreshment break
   
14h00 - 14h45 Renowned Knysna Foresters of bygone years ~ Philip Caveney
15h00 - 15h45 Saving the Knysna Honey Bees ~ Owen Williams
16h00 - 16h45 Agro-Forestry & Restorative Forestry.  A success story in Mozambique ~ Alan Schwartz
   
  Saturday 14th March
   
09h00 - 17h00  Festival 
   
09h00 - 17h00  NEW TIMBER SPORTS COMPETITION
   
14h00 CHAINSAW WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT
   
  Sunday 15th March
   
09h00 - 14h00  Festival 
   
10h00 - 12h00  Mountain Bike event & Pump Track  
   
11h00 - 14h00 FAMILY FUN DAY - Launch of Fund-A-Forest and Aquaponic Tree Nursery Display
   
Timber Sports 2 Fund a Forest Fun for the whole family    

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The Knysna Timber Initiative

Karl van Lith (Principle)

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Dominic Morel (Marketing)

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