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Our Conservation Work
BotSoc champions biodiversity conservation in South Africa to protect our extraordinary plant diversity and ecosystems.
The Botanical Society currently funds one botanist in KwaZulu-Natal who conducts specialist botanical work supporting the identification, botanical assessment, formal protection and post-proclamation support of Stewardship sites of conservation concern through the KZN Stewardship Programme.
KZN Inland Branch of the Botanical Society
This also involves working closely with the KZN Inland Branch of the Botanical Society, local CREW groups, NGO partners and Ezemvelo KZN to establish stewardship agreements with private landowners.
South Africa’s grasslands covers one third of the country, and are home to an extraordinary range of biodiversity. With more than twenty years of involvement in various aspects of plant conservation, Isabel Johnson is in charge of the Botanical Society’s grassland biodiversity stewardship in KwaZulu-Natal. Isabel Johnson was interviewed by Zoë Poulsen.
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