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The Western Cape Umbrella Association For Conservation of Private Land

Annual Winelands Training Day -10 March 2016

Training Day
Event Date: 
10th March 2016 (All day)

 Date: 10 March 2016

Venue: Graham And Rhona Beck Skills Cemtre,  Graham Beck Wine Estate,

Please RSVP by 6  March  2016  at  conservation.at.work@gmail.com as space is limited

Agenda: 

09h00 – 09h30:  Tea /coffee on arrival
09h30 – 09h45:  Welcome and introduction By Liz Eglington, Conservation at Work Chairperson

09h45 – 11h30
Showing of award winning internationally acclaimed DVD/Film “Symphony of the Soil” by Lilly Films directed by Deborah Garcia. This film has been life changing for thousands of farmers globally.

11h30 – 11h45 Tea

11h45– 12h30
Erosion Control and Repair through no-till farming practices by Francis Steyn, Dept. Landcare

12h30 – 13h15
Eco System Restoration through Permaculture Design by Alex Kruger of Berg-en-Dal Permaculture Training Institute

13h15 – 14h15
Lunch

14h15- 15h15
Fynbos rehabilitation and creating a Fynbos nursery by Johann van Biljon of Intaba Environmental Services

15h15 – 16h15
Snakes: Their Importance in the Farming landscape and supporting ecosystems By François van Zyl, Slithering Fynbos
16h15 – 16h30
Thanks & Closing By Liz Eglington (Chairperson Conservation At Work)

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