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    Kaaimans Rivermouth

    The establishment of the Kaaimans to Touw (KTT) conservation initiative in 2015 gave significant momentum to efforts to encourage landowners to control and eradicate invasive alien plants in the area. With land bordering the N2 along Kaaimans Pass, landowners Bruce Jackson and Tienie Botha have joined forces with Sanral and SANParks to clear invasive trees …

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    River systems in the Southern Cape are severely affected by invasive alien plants

    Water Research Commission calls on Southern Cape landowners for input At a recent workshop on the green economy, hosted by the Water Research Commission of South Africa (WRC) in Pretoria, the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI), was requested to make a presentation on related developments in the region, such as the WWF initiative to clear …

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    A critical water catchment and biodiversity hotspot Home to SABMiller’s renowned hops orchards and Du Toits Group export fruit farms. Under threat of Invasive Alien Plants, the Waboomskraal valley is systematically being cleared of pines, wattles and hakea This is a work in progress, and is a joint effort by WWF SA, SABMiller, & GIZ …

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    Kaaimans - Wilderness

    The establishment of the Kaaimans to Touw (KTT) conservation initiative in 2015 gave significant momentum to efforts to encourage landowners to control and eradicate invasive alien plants in the area. “With land bordering the N2 along Kaaimans pass, landowners Bruce Jackson, Tienie Botha, Sanral and Sanparks have now joined forces to clear invasive trees on …

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    Knysna

    Knysna Water Shortage Raises catchment management Issues Critically low water shortages facing the town of Knysna raises several issues, many of which holds true also for Sedgefield, George and Mossel Bay, Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape landowners Initiative (SCLI) “Water shortages can be ascribed to a host of factors, of which the obvious ones …

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    Landowners Spending on their land

    Invasive alien plants – a huge cost to companies. Clearing land infested with invasive alien plants can cost up to R 10 000 per hectare Increasingly, landowners in the Southern Cape are confronted with expenses in clearing their land of invasive alien plants, and to keep regrowth under control Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape …

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    SCLI - Southern Cape Landowners Initiative

    “The deteriorating state of water catchments in the Outeniqua Mountains makes the residents of the Southern Cape the biggest losers in the impass between the Department of Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and Cape Nature, says Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI). “Whereas private landowners and conservation minded entities are trying their utmost …

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    “Increasingly, landowners in the Southern Cape are confronted with expenses in clearing their land of invasive alien plants, and to keep regrowth under control”, says Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI). “These days legislation regulating the prevalence of invasive alien plants on private land comes into play when buying and selling property, …

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