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  10 July 2020 Article by Cobus Meiring  A local Karoo farmer is using the latest drone technology to curb invasive alien plants and increase water supply. “During the past four decades, the southern and northern slopes, as well as the mountain tops of the Outeniqua Mountains have fallen prey to the aggressive spread of …

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Infestation

  Invasive alien plants have a negative impact on the ecological integrity of our natural systems, the productive potential of land, the intensity of fires, flooding, erosion, the health of estuaries, water quality and quantity and the livelihoods of communities who depend on these life-support systems. One of the most substantial impacts of invasive alien …

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  Invasive alien plants (IAPs) infest approximately 200 000 km² of South Africa. The impacts of these infestations are overwhelmingly negative in terms of their ecological, economic and social impacts, which include the loss of nearly 695 million m³ in water yield each year as well as devastating fires. The National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act …

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  Some of the main invasive alien plants in the Garden Route include the following: Acacia mearnsii  (Black wattle) Ricinus communist (Castor oil plant) Solanum mauritianum (Bugweed) Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) Acacia Saligna (Port Jackson) Acacia cyclops  (Rooikrans) Cortaderia selloana (Pampas grass) Lantana camara  (Lantana) Pinus pinaster  (Cluster pine) Rubus cuneifolius (American bramble) Eucalyptus spp  (Gum) …

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  The objective of the invasive alien plant control plan The objective of the invasive alien plant control plan is to bring the recorded invasive alien plants under control through systematic, integrated and appropriate control methods within (1-10) years that will allow indigenous vegetation to recover, reduce fire risk, and improve water security.  Legislative context …

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  Dear Landowner Lockdown period: SCLI assistance, training and feedback to landowners SCLI concluded its landowner training and feedback session on Thursday 19 March on the eve of the national lockdown. Please see some key presentations/information from the training workshop below for your information, including information guiding landowners step-by-step on how to ensure that they …

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INLIGTINGSTUK VIR GRONDEIENAARS Uitroei van indringerplante Indringerplante in die Suid-Kaap het na die wegholbrande van 2017/2018 met mening teruggegroei. Hoewel bewaringsinstansies en munisipaliteite in die streek verskeie aksies in die streek bestuur om indringerplante te bekamp en oor die lantermyn uit te roei, kan dit nie suksesvol sonder die samewerking van grondeienaars gedoen word nie. …

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