Green Zone 23 July 2019

13:03 (GMT+2) Tue, 23 Jul 2019

20 – 28th is Moth Week

29th is International Tiger Day

Starting today, Quest Science for South Africa, In preparation for National Science Week will be visiting five schools in Humansdorp and Jeffrey's Bay discussing "Facing the harsh realities of climate change".

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Nelson Mandela University (George Campus) pre-National Science Week activities kick off today with screenings of various episodes of "Our Planet” which involve talks on the impact of plastic in our oceans. These screenings are hosted by our Nature Conservation students & the Garden Route Branch of the Botanical Society SA.

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Global Bee Crisis: Safeguarding Pollinator Health in SA mini symposium takes place tomorrow from

8:30 AM to 2:30pm at the Garden Route Botanical Gardens · George. The symposium features

• Jenny Cullinan: from Ujubee Conservation,

• Liz Eglington: from Blue Sky Organics and Conservation at Work,

• Dr Yvette van Wijk: botanist and anthropologist &

• Jo-Anne King: of The Botanical Society of South Africa and the Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers (CREW)

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Sards XMAS IN JULY Market is on this Saturday at Sards Bark Park from 9am.

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Sustainable Gardening talk by Keith Kirsten, one of South Africa’s most famous horticulturalists, is this Saturday from 10 AM at the Garden Route Botanical Gardens · George

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St Francis Animal Rescue Golf Day is this Saturday at St Francis Bay Golf Club. R250 per Player.

Christmas In July In Aid of Save-a-Pet is from 7pm this Saturday at Elephant Walk Restaurant.

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The SPCA in East London will be hosting their Table 58 Trail Walk this Sunday from 9am at Floradale in Beacon Bay.

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WESSA Algoa Bay Branch Know Your Bay Tuesday 30 July 2019

The next WESSA Know Your Bay Talk will be by NMU Honours Zoology student Shamiso Banda, who will talk about "Climate change: the bigger picture and the local implications.” As usual it will be at Bayworld on Tuesday 30 July 2019 at 17:30 for 18:00.

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