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These six alien invasive plants cause serious negative impacts on the ecosystems of Mpumalanga province. Perhaps the most significant of these impacts is the widespread loss of habitat. This area experiences heavy invasions of unwanted plant species. Some of the worst invasive species to be recorded include: 1. Lantana (Lantana…
Invasive alien plants are regarded as one of the most important threats to biodiversity in the Kruger National Park (KNP). Creepers and vines have been found in KNP rest camps and villages. Below is a list of invasive vines and creepers which are found in the KNP. Alien invasive plants…
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…