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INVASIVE SPECIES TRAINING - Last training sessions of the year... A two-day training event will be be held in Midrand at Doonholm Nursery on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 November, 2016. Module 1 (Day 1): Train to become an invasive species consultant Subjects covered include: NEMBA legislation and Invasive Species Regulations; Landowners, estate agents &…
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has announced that the first sightings of the tomato leaf miner (Tuta absoluta) has been detected in the eastern parts of the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. This pest is disastrous particularly for tomato production and food security in general. After almost two years of surveillance by industry…
Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo launches the National Invasive Species Week in Roodeport on 11 October, 2016. National Invasive Species Week is an awareness and action programme that aims to protect the environment, agriculture and other industries from the threats of invasive plants. The City Park’s key message for this year’s Invasive Species Week celebration…
Two more dates are set for 2016 invasive species and herbicide training: 18 and 19 October, 2016 – Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal - Dante Hall, DA Language Institute (Società Dante Alighieri), 21 Alice Grange Rd, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg 15 and 16 November, 2016 – Gauteng – venue details to be confirmed. Download your individual booking form: Download your…
Dates have been set for Invasive Species and Herbicide Training in all provinces around the country. The training is targeted at horticulturists, landscapers, landscape architects, conservationists, invasive species professionals, biocontrol officers, municipal parks department officials, botanists, zoologists and passionate gardeners with a superb knowledge and interest in flora and fauna. Join our two-day training courses…
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