The Western Cape Umbrella Association For Conservation of Private Land

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)

Directions to venue
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