German wasp | Vespula germanica

German wasp

Vespula germanica

Coral bush | Ardisia crenata

Coral bush

Ardisia crenata

Purple loosestrife | Lythrum salicaria

Purple loosestrife

Lythrum salicaria

Pom pom weed | Campuloclinium macrocephalum

Pom pom weed

Campuloclinium macrocephalum

Canarybird bush | Crotalaria agatiflora

Canarybird bush

Crotalaria agatiflora

Peanut butter cassia | Senna didymobotrya

Peanut butter cassia

Senna didymobotrya

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Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo tackle invasi…


Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo launches the National Invasive Species Week in Roodeport on 11 October, 2016. National Invasive Species Week is an awareness and action programme that aims to protect ... Read more

Invasive Species Training – KZN & Gauteng


Two more dates are set for 2016 invasive species and herbicide training: 18 and 19 October, 2016 – Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal - Dante Hall, DA Language Institute (Società Dante Alighieri), 21 Al... Read more

Sign up for Invasive Species & Herbicide …


Dates have been set for Invasive Species and Herbicide Training in all provinces around the country. The training is targeted at horticulturists, landscapers, landscape architects, conservationists, i... Read more

Harlequin ladybird citizen science project


Researchers from the Stellenbosch University are undertaking a large-scale study of the invasive Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) in South Africa. They are calling upon the public to assist them... Read more

FREE invasives workshop for journalists


Calling all green journalists and environmental bloggers ... The South African Science Journalists' Association (SASJA) is invitating journalists and environmental bloggers to apply for a place on a ... Read more

Invasive iguana position statement


The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission’s Iguana Specialist Group has released a position statement on invasive green iguanas (Iguana iguana). The gre... Read more