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Invasive Species Programme<h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2> <p>In response to the threat posed by invasive species and efforts to protect the City’s unique biodiversity and to promote ecosystem service delivery, the City runs various invasive species projects that are aimed at:</p><ul><li>Managing and controlling <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/Invasive_plants_Identikit.pdf" target="_blank">invasive terrestrial and aquatic plant species</a>; <br></li><li>Eradicating new and emerging <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/Invasive_insect_Identikit.pdf" target="_blank">invasive alien species</a>, as well as; </li><li>Managing and controlling <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/Invasive_animals_Identikit.pdf" target="_blank">invasive animal species</a> populations.</li></ul><p>We encourage members of the public to contribute to our <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Invasive%20Species%20Programme.pdf" target="_blank">Invasive Species Programme</a> and help us locate where these invasive species occur.<br></p><p> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=%201b209145-13a1-424d-89f9-5983ec5454e9" target="_blank">Submit an invasive species sighting</a>. </p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info toptip">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Top tip</h4><p> <b></b>If you are having trouble identifying a species, simply submit your photos and observations to <a href="https://www.inaturalist.org/" target="_blank">iNaturalist<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> or <a href="https://www.ispotnature.org/" target="_blank">iSpot<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>; experts on these platforms can assist in identifying species.</p></div></div></span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​​​<br></h2></span> <p> If you have any queries, questions or you would like more information about the Invasive Species Programme, please contact our representatives: </p><p> <em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 444 2357</a></em></p><h4>Mfundo Tafeni: Head-Invasive Species </h4><p> <em>Email:<br><a href="mailto:mfundo.tafeni@capetown.gov.za">mfundo.tafeni@capetown.gov.za</a></em></p><p>Or</p><h4>Mashudu Phalanndwa: Head-Green Jobs</h4><p> <em>Email:<br><a href="mailto:mashudu.phalanndwa@capetown.gov.za">mashudu.phalanndwa@capetown.gov.za</a> </em></p>GP0|#7315b305-1a93-40e7-a591-66e082e40d79;L0|#07315b305-1a93-40e7-a591-66e082e40d79|Nature and environment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#35719d0d-5c98-4384-9af1-e91dc8392e18Participate in our invasive species projects by learning how to spot invasive alien species. 1

 

 

Invasive Species Programme Booklet 391446GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2016-11-29T22:00:00Z
Invasive Species Programme: Invasive Animals Identikit488986GP0|#63522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33;L0|#063522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33|Guideline;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-11-17T22:00:00Z
Invasive Species Programme: Invasive Insect Identikit910239GP0|#63522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33;L0|#063522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33|Guideline;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-11-18T10:00:00Z
Invasive Species Programme: Invasive Plants Identikit2794983GP0|#63522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33;L0|#063522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33|Guideline;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-11-18T10:00:00Z
Invasive Tree Bug Awareness Notice1989415GP0|#c3444de2-1204-414d-a436-593b4be81c13;L0|#0c3444de2-1204-414d-a436-593b4be81c13|Notice;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2019-02-06T22:00:00Z

 

 

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