Below are some links for any upcoming meetings or courses relevant to soil biota (in South Africa and around the world).

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Collembola Collection and identification workshop.

Date: 6 – 10th  November 2017

Venue: Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

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Termite identification course.

Date: 16 – 20th October 2017

Venue: Wits Rural Facility, near Acornhoek, Limpopo Province,  South  Africa.

Read more about the workhop here …..

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Third Symposium of the Soil Ecosystem Research Group

3 – 7th July 2017 – Combined Congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa (ESSA) and the Zoological Society of Southern Africa (ZSSA), University of Pretoria, Pretoria.

South African Soil biota in a Changing Climate 

Read more about the Symposium here 



Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas Launch

12 – 16 September 2016 at the Sweden – South Africa Bilateral Workshop and Project Launch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Get more info on the Atlas here



Second Symposium of the Soil Ecosystem Research Group

2nd July 2013 – XVIII ESSA Congress, North West University, Potchfstroom

Soil Fauna, Soil Processes and Soil Health

Read more about the Symposium here 



First Soil Health Workshop

6th July 2011 – XVII ESSA Congress, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein

Emergence of SERG

Read more about the workshop here