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Press Release 
World Wetland Day: Taxonomy of Wetland Plants:  2-3 February 2017 

Members of the media are invited to attend the World Wetlands day celebrations in Pretoria with the title World Wetlands Day on Taxonomy of Wetland Plants on 2-3 February 2017.  Media attendance would be greatly appreciated, even if its for an hour or so.  This is a great media opportunity to engage/interview experts and leaders in this sector. The programme is also packed with very interesting topics and key note speakers as indicated in the programme attached.

There will be an interactive workshop on Thursday, 2 February 2017 with a field trip to the Colbyn Wetland in Pretoria.  On Friday, 3 February there will be a training session with another field trip. The media are welcome to attend any session.  

 Detail as follows:

Date for workshop:          2 February 2017 (from 08:00 14:00)

Date for field trip:             3 February 2017 (from 14:00 16:30)

Venue :                           Colbyn Wetland (Pretoria)

Venue:                             SANBI Herbarium

Refreshments:                 Tea/Coffee and finger lunch

Dress code:                              For the field trip, please remember to wear casual clothes, comfortable shoes and remember to bring your sunscreen and hat

Final Programme          

Directions to SANBI 

Adriaan Taljaard

Manager Media and Communication

Tel: +27 (0)12 761 9300



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