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OUR WORK

OUR LATEST REHABILITATION PROJECTS

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” — Albert Einstein

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INVASIVE PLANTS
WHAT ARE INVASIVE ALIEN PLANTS

Invasive Alien Plants are plants which are imported into an eco-system which is not their natural habitat. They proceed to grow prolifically, threatening the indigenous plant and animal secrecies. They tend to utilise more resources to grow, in particular water.

LAND MANAGEMENT
WHY MANAGE LAND EFFECTIVELY

Billions of rands are lost each year due to damage done by invading alien plants. They are the single biggest threat to plant and animal biodiversity. In South Africa, there are 161 introduced tree and other plant species that have become invasive.

JOB CREATION
CREATE LOCAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Job creation is an integral part of South Africa's efforts to join the global drive towards sustainable development. Environmental programmes create local job opportunities in the rural areas.

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RECENT NEWS

ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS AND REVIEWS BY NIS

IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT NATURAL INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

BELOW ARE SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT OUR MISSION AND WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO ACHIEVE

Environmental Awareness
Through its work and partnership with the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI), NIS promotes environmental awareness and best land management practice by private landowners, government and companies alike.
Communication
NIS strives to promote opening channels of communication between stakeholders in the area of IAP management – thus enabling individuals and entities to create partnerships that may strengthen their endeavors towards best land management practice.
Water Stewardship
NIS was awarded the Water Stewardship secretariat by WWF-SA to manage the liaison and implementation of the WWF-GIZ-SAB water stewardship programme with landowners and companies.

 
Rehabilitation
The principle operational function of NIS lies in rehabilitating areas and ecosystems that have been invaded and degraded by invasive alien plants. This rehabilitation involves using physical and chemical (approved) methods.
Partnerships
Through its various projects and close connection with SCLI, NIS is continually building partnerships in the field of invasive alien plant management. Some of NIS’ many partners include WWF-SA, SABMiller, GIZ, Cape Pine and many more.
Secretariat
The secretariat roles fulfilled by NIS have many interlinking roles with that of SCLI, however the core individual secretariat responsibility of NIS is that of the Water Stewardship office and implementer in the Eden.
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