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The LaRSSA conference aims to bring together key industry, governmental and academic land practitioners, all of whom have valuable insight into and contributions to make to the land rehabilitation discipline in Southern Africa.

The LaRSSA 6th Annual Conference will be held at Champagne Sports Resort in the majestic Drakensberg, Champagne Valley from 13 – 16 August 2018.  The pre-conference workshop will focus on "Conservation Agriculture" and will be facilitated by Dr Wayne Truter, University of Pretoria and Erna Kruger (Matlahini Foundation). The two days of conference proceedings will include internationally renowned keynote and plenary speakers, as well as industry leads on pertinent theme topics. These include Dr Hugh Pringle (Ecosystem Management Understanding) from Perth, Australia, Dave Pepler (Environmentalist and Journalist), Nicolette Forbes (Marine & Estuarine Research), Georgina Avlonitis (Greenpop), Tanya Smith (Endangered Wildlife Trust), Nick Booth (Corobrick). It will also be packed with presentations of case-studies and/or research projects focusing on our theme. The two post-conference tours will focus on "Working for Water – Mnweni Valley" and the "Okhombe Project – Rehabilitating Dongas".

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