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Grassland Society of Southern Africa

The Grassland Society of Southern Africa (GSSA) is involved and concerned with the science and practice of range and pasture management. This broad field involves primarily the use and conservation of natural resources. It encompasses applied fields such as livestock production, wildlife management, nature conservation, water catchment management and range and mine-dump rehabilitation. The disciplines include, amongst others, ecology, botany zoology, range and pasture science, animal science, soil science and genetics.

The GSSA has a multi-disciplinary base and promotes interaction between environmental practitioners, scientists and students who are employed by a wide range of institutions including government, universities, development, agricultural, wildlife and related agencies.

  • 53RD ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE GRASSLAND SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

  • 52nd Annual Congress of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa

    July 23, 2017 – July 28, 2017

    The Annual Congress will be hosted by the Mpumalanga Province at the Wits Rural Facility, near Hoedspruit/Orpen Gate, Mpumalanga-Limpopo Border. The accommodation, conferencing and other facilities at Wits Rural Facility are in close proximity to one another, encouraging networking, productive meetings and a varied social programme! Not all delegates can be accommodated at the Facility but a list of nearby accommodation will be available in February 2017.

    The Congress will be incorporating the highly acclaimed Research Skills Workshop to be held from 23 to 24 July 2017.

    A Policy & Practice Workshop will be held on 28 July 2017.

  • 51st Annual Congress of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa

    July 3, 2016 – July 8, 2016

    The Annual Congress will be hosted by the Western Cape Province at the Wilderness Hotel Resort and Spa, Wilderness, situated 10 km from George and 23 km from George Airport (airport shuttle will be available). The accommodation, conferencing and other facilities at Wilderness Hotel are in close proximity to one another, encouraging networking, productive meetings and a varied social programme!

    The Congress will be incorporating the highly acclaimed Research Skills Workshop to be held from 3 to 4 July 2016.

    An Invasive Species Workshop will be held on 8 July 2016.