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Interested in invasive species in Mpumalanga? A brand new Facebook page - Mbombela Invasives - is being launched to coincide with the inaugural 2016 Mbombela Invasive Species Forum (23 August, 2016 @ 2pm).  Quantifying the nature and extent of listed invasive species occurring on all public land under the control…
Invitation to Invasive Species Training - Legislation & Herbicides  Mbombela, Mbombela Stadium Auditorium, Mpumalanga - 24 & 25 August, 2016 Interested in flora and fauna? Become an invasive species consultant, head up an invasive species removal team or discover how to do control plans for municipalities.  Did you know?· Invasive species…
All organs of state, including municipalities, have until 1 October 2016, to outline a strategy for controlling invasive species on all public land under their control across South Africa. This is in accordance with the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (NEMBA) and the Alien and Invasive Species (AIS) Regulations, which…
Kudzu vine (Pueraria montana var lobata) is a Category 1a listed plant and was probably introduced into South Africa as an ornamental, and for erosion control. The earliest record at the Pretoria National Herbarium is a specimen collected in Mpumalanga at Brookland State Forest in 1985. It is now present…
Yellow Bells (Tecoma stans) is an evergreen shrub or small tree which originates from Mexico and the southern United States. It is highly invasive in South Africa and thrives in coastal and Lowveld regions. It is listed under NEMBA as a Category 1b invasive plant. It was introduced to South…