The SAEON Fynbos Node is committed to education and capacity development at all levels of education in South Africa. We currently support a number of Masters and Doctoral students through supervision and funding (read about students). Overall we aim to increase awareness of the importance of long term monitoring in understanding environmental change drivers in the Fynbos. We do this through participating in career exhibitions and job shadowing.
Below are some expo ideas for high school learners with a focus on post-fire regeneration and fire proof vegetation
• What plants re-sprout after a fire?
• What's left after a fire?
• How to fireproof your garden
• What type of wood burns faster...comparing indigenous vs alien species?