Scientific Programme

Scientific Programme

Tuesday 21 July

Opening Address: Prof Albert Modi, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Keynote Addresses: The state of grassland science, Prof Scott Collins, University of New Mexico, What have we done to the climate? Prof Roland Schulze, University of KwaZulu-Natal

General Sessions: Veld Productivity and Quality, Communal Range and Vegetation Change

Posters: Communal Range

Wednesday 22 July

Plenary Addresses: SAEON Cathedral Peak Global Change Monitoring, Sue van Rensburg, SAEON, ILRI in southern Africa: opportunities for partnership, Dr Sikhalazo Dube, ILRI

General Sessions: Bush Encroachment and Wildlife

Posters: General

Mid-Congress Tours: Cultivated Pastures Tour to the Midlands, Marianhill Conservancy Site, Ukulinga Mowing and Burning Trials, Umgeni Valley Nature Walk

Evening Function: History of the Society and the Journal plus Launch of the Special Issue of the AJRFS: Southern African pasture science in the 21st century: Past and Present

Thursday 23 July

Plenary Addresses: Reflections on landuse in KwaZulu-Natal, Kelson Camp, Ferncliffe Catchment Conservancy, Carbon cycling in dryland grasslands, Prof Heather Throop, Arizona State University & Polytechnic of Namibia, A conceptual basis for rangeland management, Dr Richard Fynn, University of Botswana

General Session and Posters: Pastures

Holistic Resource Management Special Session

Conservation Fundraising Workshop

 

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