Invasive Species Workshop: Management of Alien & Indigenous Plants

8th July 2016

Invasive Species Workshop: Management of Alien & Indigenous Plants

8th July 2016

Wilderness Hotel Resort and Spa, Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa

Preliminary Programme

Session One: Welcome & Overview

  • 08h30-08h40: Welcome
  • 08h40-09h40: Introduction & Ecological Considerations
  • 09h40-10h10: Overview of Invasive Plants in South Africa
  • 10h10-10h30: Tea Break

Session Two: Veld Management With Regard To Invasive Plants In Rangelands

  • 10h30-11h00: Invasive Plant Management in the Savanna Biome
  • 11h00-11h30: Invasive Plant Management in the Grassland Biome
  • 11h30-12h00: Invasive Plant Management in the Karoo Biome
  • 12h00-12h20: Panel Discussion
  • 12h20-13h20: Lunch

Session Three: Control Strategies

  • 13h20-13h50: Strategies for Invasive Plant Control
  • 13h50-14h20: Physical (Mechanical) Control
  • 14h20-14h50: Chemical Control
  • 14h50-15h20: Biological Control
  • 15h20-15h40: Panel Discussion
  • 15h40-16h00: Conclusion & Closing

Registration and contact details

To register, complete the registration form (attached below) or contact Freyni du Toit on admin@grassland.org.za, 049 842 4335 or 083 256 7202.

Click here to download registration form.

Click here for registration fees.

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