Interested in invasive species?

by | Jan 14, 2022 | Featured Slider, Latest, News

‍   Register NOW to attend an Invasive Species Forum near you this year.

These are the planned dates for 2022 forums across South Africa:  

January 19 – Stellenbosch
February 16 – George
March 16 – Kimberley
April 6 – Cape Town
April 20 – Gqeberha
May 18 – Bloemfontein
June 7 – Durban
June 15 – Johannesburg
July 6 – Mbombela  

Times for all venues: 09h30 – 15h30  

Your hosts at the planned stakeholder engagement meetings are the Biosecurity Compliance Advocacy Unit, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment.  

Update your skills in the invasive species sector and spend a day at an Invasive Species Forum in your area.  

How will the forums work?

Attendance is free Venues will be physical meetings All Covid protocols will be observed at venues Online registration at www.invasives.org.zaOnline registration is essential for catering purposes Lunch vouchers will only be issued to registered delegates Venue details will be emailed to registered delegates.  

What will be covered in the meetings?

Invasive species legislation and biosecurity compliance Updates on the latest projects involving invasive species Updates on the spread of invasive shot hole borer Control plans for private landowners and organs of state Directives for landowners – private, community, parastatal and state Updated information about permits for Category 2 species Don’t move (infested) firewood campaigns planned for winter.

Who will benefit from attending?  

National government, provincial or municipal managers of parks, zoos, prisons, wetlands, rivers, dams, nature reserves and protected areas. Arborists, horticulturists, growers, landscaper contractors and landscape architects Representatives from conservancies and conservationists Managers of housing estates and large resort venues Landowners ranging from agricultural farmers and foresters to urban gardeners Anyone with an environmental interest in managing invasive flora and fauna.    

Register Now   Online registration at www.invasives.org.za      

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