The Research Centre, with its associated conference room, herbarium, library and accommodation, is a popular venue for short courses and meetings of students, professionals and citizen scientists such as CREW (Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers.
Workshops and short courses, attracting a wide variety of students and scientists from all over Southern Africa, have been held on many topics, including the endangered flora of Mozambique, grass identification, the evolution of underground trees and the herbarium data base BRAHMS. This is a significant contribution to saving Africa’s precious natural heritage.
Red Data List
Two Red Data List workshops, assessing the endangered plants of Mozambique, have been held at Buffelskloof’s Research Centre.
CREW (Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers) have held two workshops at the Research Centre, attended by citizen scientists from all over South Africa.
Four professors and two students met for a retreat on writing scientific papers led by Alvaro Viljoen, the eminent ethno-pharmacologist.
Mpumalanga Plant Specialst group
The Mpumalanga Plant Specialist Group meets regularly at the Research Centre for lectures and workshops on the local flora.