The annual National Wetlands Indaba will be hosted in the Western Cape from 20–23 October 2015. It focuses on the appropriate management of South Africa’s wetlands and how this contributes to the sustainability of its water resources for the benefit of its people and its economy.
The indaba provides an open platform for decision makers and thought leaders across multiple disciplines to discuss and debate the challenges, opportunities and solutions towards the future of wetland management in South Africa.
On 21 October 2015, Dr Steve Mitchell, Principle Consultant and environmental subject matter expert at EON Consulting, will be sharing his insights and work around managing wetlands by presenting a case study on a framework for managing wetlands on Eskom property.
Dr Steve Mitchell has a PhD in Aquaculture and 40 years’ experience. He is registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP), South African Society of Wetland Scientists, and South African Society of Aquatic Scientists (SASAqS). Steve has experience in research and project management into the sustainable management of natural aquatic systems.