April 18, 2019

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Conservation AT Work -

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Conservation AT Work


Program and Invitation for the Conservation@Work Mini Symposium on 10th April at the Skills centre in Robertson.

CONSERVATION AT WORK BOLAND / BREEDE MINI EXPO 

SAFEGUARDING POLLINATOR HEALTH 

DATE     10 April 2019 

We are fortunate to have an internationally recognised and respected Bee Researcher Jenny Cullinan from UJU Bee Conservation doing research out my way in the Klein Karoo, and once I was exposed to the incredibly important information she has to share I realised we needed to get this out there to as wide an audience as possible.

Recently an international research paper was circulated stating that we have lost a shocking 75 to 80% of our insect biomass- globally!  Any thinking person must realise the precipice we humans are teetering along, and therefore we MUST change the way we look at and use bees and other pollinators, and the way we produce the bulk of our food using destructive agricultural practices.

Happily there are answers and interventions and several will be shared in this mini-symposium.

We have an exciting and interesting educational morning to offer.

I sincerely hope you will all make the effort to attend and will send the invitation/Program along to your organisations and Networks. This is a really important subject and Jenny has much incredible information to share. We are at a critical stage globally.  Without our pollinators we will have very little food to eat, plus as the Web of Life collapses it will affect much more than our f

Event Info: Liz Eglington

Chairperson:Conservation@Work

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Time Item 
08H30 – 9H00 Arrival & Registration / Tea & Coffee 
08H30 –8H45 Welcome – Liz Eglington (Chair of Conservation @ Work) 
08h45 – 09h45 “Safeguarding Bee Health in South Africa, within the context of the Global Bee Crisis” By Jenny Cullinan of UJU Bee Conservation 
09h45 – 10h00 Questions 
10h00 – 10h20 Video extract from : “The Amazing Life of plants” by Dr Larry Jensen entitled “ The reproductive cycle of  flowering plants”  
10h20 – 10h35 Tea / Coffee Break 
10h35 – 11h15 “ Fynbos and the importance of Pollinators” by Kirsten Watson of The Flower Valley Conservation Trust 
11h15 – 12h00 The importance of providing diversity in plant life – Food for soil, our Pollinators, Humanity”      By Liz Eglington of Blue Sky Organics 
12h00 – 13h00 Discovering the World of Solitary Bees and their importance By Jenny Cullinan of UJU Bee Conservation. 
13h00 – 13h15 Panel Discussion and Questions 
13h15  Close and Lunch 

 


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