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WEEDBUSTER WEEK 2010 - MY RIVER...MY LIFE

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Announcements

Events in Eastern Cape

Events in Limpopo

Events in Northern Cape

WeedBuster Week 2010
4 – 12 October

Theme: “My River . . . My Life”

The annual WeedBuster Week campaign spearheaded by the Department of Water Affairs’ Working for Water (WfW) Programme will be focused on aquatic weeds during WeedBuster Week 2010 in October.

The campaign aims to consolidate awareness, support and ownership of the ongoing effort in order to ensure that invasive alien plants (IAPs) and invasive aquatic weeds control initiatives in South Africa are effective and sustainable.

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A number of events have been planned in all nine regions that make up the WfW national roll out; these will include two media launch events of projects that the Programme is embarking on. The month long campaign will be run with most events planned for the first week of October.

The National Teachers Conference on 1 October 2010 will kick start WeedBuster Week followed by national events from the 4 October 2010 to the 12 October 2010.

The WeedBuster Media Launch will take place on 4 October 2010 at the Roodeplaat Dam from 05h00 – 08h00.

Contact: Working for Water at 0800-005-376 (toll free) or tel (021) 441-2700