flower valley news

FLOWER VALLEY NEWS

New support for fynbos conservation

The Sustainable Harvesting Programme has a new team member. Kirsten Retief joins the team as the Conservation Extension and Applied Research Coordinator. She will meet with landowners and harvesters, providing support to meet environmental best practice principles in the fynbos sector.

read more

New invasive species laws impact landowners

Landowner and municipalities are now required to have a plan to control invasive species on their properties, and have an obligation to remove these species. New National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (NEMBA) regulations came into force on 1 October 2016. According to the new laws, invasive species are now considered a legal liability to property owners.

read more