Aliens: The Education on how to Remove
Nature’s Valley Trust hosted their Alien Vegetation Workshop, funded by the Table Mountain Fund (TMF) on the 16th and 17th of March 2017.
The first day (16th of March) was solely for the Bitou Municipality, who started their alien clearing project in Plettenberg Bay on Monday 20th of March 2017.
Day two (17th of March) of the workshop was open to the public. A wide spectrum of stakeholders were reached: private home owners, business owners, government organizations and non-governmental organizations, all concerned about the problem of alien invasive plants in their area.
The workshops started with the basics of identifying alien invasive plants, legislation on different property types to a demonstration on the proper methods to remove alien vegetation.
As the workshop ended many realized that the battle is far from over, as the aliens can resprout or reseed with a vengeance anytime.
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Alien Vegetation Workshop Gallery