Environmental training course for garden workers

2016-02-09 06:00

HILLCREST Conservancy is offering an intensive half-day training course to assist and uplift ones gardener’s skills base. The course will give a brief overview of the importance of our natural environment (your garden) and the need to preserve it.

The course will cover -

- The benefit of indigenous gardens. - Safety in the garden and awareness of risks. - Most common alien plant identification and eradication.

The course is aimed at educating gardeners and providing him/her with the skills to ensure that a garden complies to some extent with the Alien Plant Control Regulations. It will assist in making ones garden a safe working environment and of which you will be proud.

The course will be held on Wednesday 24 February at the Kingfisher Centre in Springside Nature Reserve, 93 Springside Road, Hillcrest from 8am to 1 pm. The cost is R70 per delegate per half-day. Tea will be provided but delegates should bring their own lunch.

For further information and bookings:

Contact George Victor georgevic@telkomsa.net cell: 073903902.

Note: early booking advised as numbers are limited to ensure each attendee receives personal attention

Advance payment to confirm your booking: EFT Payment preferred as cash deposit fees reduce your payment alt. cash payments with your details may be handed to a committee member or cheques can be posted to c/o PO Box 1882, Hillcrest, 3650

Account name: Hillcrest Conservancy Standard Bank Hillcrest Branch Code 045 726 Account number: 254131174

Please provide your name and “Course Fee” as reference then kindly e-mail confirmation of payment to mailto:hillcrestconservancy@gmail.comor or to our Treasurer at c/o PO Box 1882, Hillcrest, 3650 to which you can also post a cheque if preferred.

Proceeds go to on-going Hillcrest Conservancy projects, e.g. IAP control and education.
Hillcrest Conservancy is a non-profit group of volunteers and relies on the communities support to protect the environment.

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