41st Fynbos Forum 

2019 Theme:   Eliminate barriers to conservation 

Date:   Monday 5 August  –  Thursday 8 August,  2019 

Venue:   Baardskeerdersbos, Western Cape    

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  • The Fynbos Forum is an affiliation of natural scientists, researchers, planners, managers, landowners and stakeholders.
  • The forum meets annually to discuss the collaborative production of knowledge that underpins regional conservation efforts in the fynbos biome, South Africa.
  • As a transdisciplinary regional learning network, the Fynbos Forum supports discussions on management issues and research results.
  • The annual meeting formulates priorities for future research and conservation management actions required to ensure the conservation and sustainability of fynbos ecosystems.
  • In order to achieve this goal, Fynbos Forum members undertake to assess biological resources, ensure institutional capacity and consider socio-economic issues.
  • The Fynbos Forum annual meeting is usually held in early August.
  • The venue of the 41st Fynbos Forum is Baardskeerdersbos, Western Cape 
  • The 2019 theme is:  Eliminate barriers to conservation          
  • Twitter tag: #Fynbos2019

The Impact and History of The Fynbos Forum

  • The Fynbos Forum: Its Impacts and History by Caroline Gelderblom & Julia Wood. 
  • Published by: The Fynbos Forum, Cape Town. 226 pages, 2018. ISBN Number: 978-0-620-80362-5. 
  • With grateful thanks for sponsorship from the Table Mountain Fund, WWF.
  • On 1 August, 2018, this book on the 40 year history of the Fynbos Forum was launched at the 40th Fynbos Forum, Rawsonville.  
  • The book showcases the personalities, research and fynbos management expertise that underpins the success of the Fynbos Forum.
  • A very limited edition of books was printed. Cost R299. Write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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