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Biological Invasion bursaries and project development internship applications for 2016 are now open.
The Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri), is native to southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and is the world’s most invasive parrot species. In South Africa, where it became established in the 1970’s, it is classified as a Category 2 invasive species in the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act.
How do invasive species and the NEMBA Alien and Invasive Species Regulations affect you? Find out at the next Invasive Species Forum meeting on 21 August 2015 to be held at the Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga.
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa and the Executive Mayor of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Councillor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, participated in a site visit at an Eco-Furniture Factory in Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria on 26 June 2015
The draft amendments to the Alien and Invasive Species Lists were published in the Government Gazette on 29 May 2015 for public comment. The deadline for comments is on Friday 26 June at 16h00.
The South African Green Industries Council (SAGIC) is running a series of invasive species training days. These courses are aimed at knowledgeable plant people in horticultural societies, garden clubs and conservancies.
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