Monday, 28 January 2019 13:25

Flufftail celebrated on World Wetlands Day

Do you have a wetland?  Would a wetland benefit your landscape?  Do you need a SALI landscaper to install a wetland on your property? World Wetlands Day (2 February) is a great time to remember the importance of wetlands and water birds in the landscape.  One of the biggest events during World Wetland Week will be the 5th Annual Flufftail Festival which takes place at the Johannesburg Zoo & National Zoological Garden. What is a Flufftail? The White-winged Flufftail is a critically endangered wetland bird discovered in the moist, high altitude Middelpunt Wetland in the Greater Lakenvlei Protected…
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Indigenous Cynodon dactylon turf grass is under attack by the South African government. Why is indigenous Cynodon dactylon grass currently been targeted by government in South Africa? Amendments to legislation  On 16 February, 2018, South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs published amendments to the regulations and lists relating to the National List of Invasive Species. Published in the Government Gazette, draft updates have been proposed for the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (No. 10 of 2004) (NEMBA) Alien and Invasive Species (AIS) Regulations. The proposed draft legislation includes the listing of indigenous and water wise…
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