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"Enormous progress has been made on removing invasive alien vegetation in the catchment area around Wemmershoek Dam", says Executive Mayor, Patricia de Lille, City of Cape Town. "Invasive alien vegetation around the dam and in the catchment areas uses a huge amount of water and clearing this vegetation will assist the city to conserve water…
Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo launched National Invasive Species Week initiatives on Thursday 12 October, 2017 in Juweel Park, Jukskei Park, Randburg, Gauteng. National Invasive Species Week is an awareness campaign that aims to highlight the destructive nature of invasive plants and animals on water supply, biodiversity, health and the environment. During the festivities, a…
The last two sessions of SAGIC Invasive Species legislation and herbicide applicator’s course in 2017 will take place in November. Are you interested in flora and fauna? How much do you know about NEMBA invasive species compliance for landowners and organs of state? Get all the information by booking your space today and expand your…
Do you want a Pesticide Control Operator (PCO) licence? Did you miss our Invasive Species and Herbicide training during the winter season? South African Green Industries Council (SAGIC) are launching a PCO correspondence course and announcing dates for repeat sessions of our hugely popular 4 module invasive species training in the second half of 2017:…
Are you interested in furthering your studies in conservation? Are you an enthusiastic researcher? Do you live in South Africa? If yes, here is an opportunity for you. Bursaries are available to conduct research as part of the South African National Biodiversity Institute’s (SANBI) work on biological invasions. They offer 4x Honours; 6x Masters; 2x…
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