11 - 15 October 2021

National Invasive Species Week

Protect our waters from invasive species

Discover what’s hiding in your garden, pond or park. We must all take part in protecting our water resources from threats posed by invasive species.

Welcome to Invasives South Africa

Celebrate National Invasive Species Week (11-15 October, 2021) and discover what’s hiding in your garden, pond or park.

There are 567 invasive species on the National List of Invasive Species – divided into four categories – 1a, 1b, 2 and 3.

Category 1a and 1b species should be removed. Category 2 species need permits. Category 3 species cannot be sold or propagated, but can remain in place.

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