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Invitation to Bolus herbarium’s 150th anniversary celebration

Invitation to Bolus Herbarium and associated Library’s 150th From its humble beginnings in Graaff-Reinet  in 1865, the Bolus Herbarium, together with its excellent botanical library, today forms a unique teaching and research facility at UCT. With over 350,000 specimens, which … Continue reading

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Fynbos Identification courses coming up

Wendy Hitchcock’s popular Fynbos Identification courses are back – book now to secure your place and get to know how to identify our wonderful fynbos plants.   For more information see  Fynbos Plant Identification Courses

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Part-time employment for student: Exploring the Bio-edge

EB_Advert_for_Student_15_January 2015 Find attached a part time opportunity for a student to provide routine technical website assistance. Duties will include inter alia: i) uploading articles every two weeks; ii) sourcing appropriate scientific literature and photographs for articles; iii) proofreading; and … Continue reading

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Draft program for Fynbos Forum 2014 – Knysna

Dear Fynbos Forum colleagues, Please have a look at the fantastic (draft) programme we have lined up for Fynbos Forum, 2014 in Knysna. Please see attachment. There will be interesting workshops, great plenaries, loads of talks and posters, a disco … Continue reading

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Fynbos Identification course at Kirstenbosch

Wendy Hitchcock will be organising another of her excellent Intoduction to Fynbos identification courses from the 30 June -4 July 2014 at the Gold Fields Centre Kirstenbosch. The cost per participant is R2000. For more information contact Wendy Hitchcock at Hitchcock@mweb.co.za  

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Fynbos Forum 2014

Draft Registration form Fynbos Forum 2014 -v2 GUIDELINES ABSTRACTS 2014 FORUM Its that time of year again and Fynbos forum 2014 is drawing nearer. This is a great opportunity to pick up some of the latest research findings, interact with … Continue reading

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42nd Annual Symposium on the Management of Invasive Alien Plants – CLOSING DATE 20 MAY

Annual Symposium Registration Form 2014  Annual Symposium Abstract Submission 2014   Dear Colleague, We would like to encourage all interested parties to register for the  Annual  Symposium on the Management of Alien plants.  The event this year will be taking place at … Continue reading

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Fynbos Field Course 2013

Prof Eugene Moll is going to run one of his fantastic fynbos field courses again this year from the 27th May to 1st June. Anyone interested in doing this course should email him on emoll@telkomsa.net as soon as possible and he will … Continue reading

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Namaqualand wildflower guide

Dear all NAMAQUALAND WILD FLOWER GUIDE by Annelise le Roux Sponsorship Form e-mail BotSoc, in partnership with Struik Nature, is producing a third edition of Namaqualand Wild Flower Guide, with the aim of having this available for the Spring of 2013. … Continue reading

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Conservation at work

Dear all Conservation at Work website The Conservation at Work – the old Western Cape Conservation Stewardship Association – website recently went live and it contains very nice guidelines that might be of interest to conservation minded people.   A list … Continue reading

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