Africa Land-Use Training offers a course on Grassland (veld) assessment. The course can be presented to groups at one of our venues or at a venue of your choice in your region. Please contact us to arrange a course for your group or for more information. Groups between 10 and 30 are accepted.
1-DAY GRASS IDENTIFICATION
This one-day course is aimed at people starting with grass identification or people who want to refresh their grasses knowledge. The course consists of presentations on the importance of grasses, how to identify grasses and practical grass identification. During practical field training the features for identification and the grazing and ecological value of each grass species are discussed. The book Guide to Grasses of Southern Africa is used as handbook.
3-DAY GRASS IDENTIFICATION
This 3-day course is aimed at people who want to expand on their current grass species knowledge. The course consists of presentations on the importance of grasses and grass identification during the morning of the first day. The remainder of the course is spent on practical grass identification at various locations (sweetveld and sourveld). The general aim of the course is to ID, collect and repeat as much as possible grass species during the given time.
Please contact us should you need any further information or if you want to arrange training for a group of people.