Public can help to save endangered cycads

Conservation bodies from the private and public sector in South Africa are working together on a strategy to protect the 38 cycads species that occur in South Africa. This strategy includes a national public participation process that will involve landowners, private collectors and communities to conserve critically endangered species. South Africa is home to 38 […]

Private Sector Holds Key To Cycad Conservtion in South Africa

Pretoria, 20 June 2014 – Plants from three cycad species considered extinct in the wild in South Africa are growing in private collections and can, through collaboration between government and the public, be instrumental in re-establishing populations in the wild. This was one of the key findings of a workshop between private growers, the government […]