George Invasive Species Forum – 16 February 2022


The Invasive Species Forum roadshow moves to George, Western Cape on Wednesday 16 February, 2022

A host of issues related to biosecurity compliance, invasive species, biocontrol and the removal of invasive species in the Southern Cape Region will be discussed in this meeting.

  • Registrations have closed for delegates to attend this forum.
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  • Videos of the meeting will be uploaded to YouTube in time.

Here are the details:

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) – Invasive Species Forum
Biosecurity Compliance – Stakeholder Engagement with the public

George Invasive Species Forum

Date: Wednesday 16 February
Time: 09h30-15h30
Tea, Coffee and Registration: From 08h30
Venue: NG Kerk Hall, 9 Kerk Street, George


09h30 – 09h35: Opening & welcome – Morne Faulhammer
09h35 – 10h05: Introduction – Kay Montgomery (25 mins)
10h00 – 10h40: AIS Permitting – Mpho Mabala (30 mins + 10 mins Q)
10h40 – 11h30: AIS Compliance – Amanda Jonas & Stiaan Kotze (30 mins + 20 mins Q)
11h30: Tea & Coffee Break (15-mins)
11h45 – 12h25: Working for Water Report Back – Wessel Wentzel (30 mins + 10 mins Q)
12h25 – 13h05: Herbicides, Government and People – Debbie Muir (30 mins + 10 mins Q)
13h05: Lunch: Baguette-In-A-Box Break (25 mins)
13h30 – 15h30: 2 Hour Regional Forum Update with Questions and Discussion

– SANParks Report Back (30 mins) – Carlo de Kock
– Invasive Carp Removal (30 mins) – Johnny Snyman
– Five years after the Knysna fires (30 mins) – Pam Booth

15h30: Closure – Morne Faulhammer

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