the Honey Mesquite tree

Can you identify the Honey Mesquite tree?

Take a photo of this invasive alien plant and share it with our hashtag #badmesquite on social media platforms.

Tag @gouritzbiosphere and tell us how you identified this IAP to stand a chance to win a R3000 bounty reward!

Terms & Conditions:

  1. Entrants must follow Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve on Facebook and Instagram.
  2. Entrants must share a photo of a Honey Mesquite tree and tag @gouritzbiosphere with the hashtag #badmesquite with a description of how they identified the tree. Photo’s will be assessed and only correct ones will be eligible and entered into the draw.
  3. Entrees from GCBR staff or service contractors will not be entered into the draw.
  4. The winner will be chosen by using a random picker, ensuring all criteria are met.
  5. The campaign will run until 15 July 2022.
  6. The winner will be announced on the 29th of July 2022 or after entries have been assessed.
  7. The winner will be contacted via the platform used to enter i.e. the GCBR will contact the winner via Facebook or Instagram messenger to arrange further details.
  8. Judges decision is final.
  9. Competition terms may be subject to change without prior notice.

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