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CapeNature creating jobs for rural communities

16 July at 12:07 PM, via CapeNature

CapeNature is mandated to promote and ensure nature conservation, render services and provide facilities for research and training and generate income.  While fulfilling this mandate, the organisation further addresses the need for job opportunities and provides training and social development opportunities through the implementation of projects within the Expanded Public Works Programme...

Exciting developments at Kogelberg Nature Reserve

13 July at 09:26 AM, via CapeNature

CapeNature continues to lead the way in sustainable tourism as shown by its continued commitment to nature-based recreational and tourism facilities for locals and internationals to enjoy and explore. A case in point is the award-winning Kogelberg Nature Reserve nestled in the Cape Floristic Kingdom of Kleinmond. The five Oudebosch mountain eco-cabins at the reserve are […]

Cape Nature’s De Hoop Nature Reserve in the spotlight

05 July at 08:27 AM, via CapeNature

Dim the lights, break out the popcorn and coffee and make sure you’ve settled into your favourite chair in front of the television by 4pm on Sunday, 8 July 2018. That’s when The Wild Ones – De Hoop Place of Hope, is scheduled to air on M-Net channel 101. Viewers can look forward to a […]

Fall in love with the unparalleled beauty of Gamkaberg!

03 July at 01:04 AM, via CapeNature

Enjoy 40% off winter accommodation at CapeNature. As we hit the halfway point of 2018, CapeNature invites you to explore the unparalleled beauty of nature, with 40% off accommodation – valid from 2 May to 31 August 2018! CapeNature reserves offer fully equipped self-catering accommodation, and magical hideaways like Gamkaberg provide a truly magnificent scene […]

SAWS South African Weather Service PAIA Manual Information & Request Forms

13 June at 12:18 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post SAWS South African Weather Service PAIA Manual Information & Request Forms appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

A public document which was rather difficult for us to locate. This PAIA manual certainly was NOT found anywhere  on the South African Weather Services own web site which is required by law for any office of government. For anyone wishing to request information...

CapeNature uses drone technology to transform their seabird counts

11 June at 00:10 AM, via CapeNature

CapeNature manages conservation efforts on Dyer Island, where the manual counting of birds is an essential process which provides the baseline data that enables CapeNature to map the population fluctuations of all the bird species on the island. This is especially significant during breeding season as managing authorities are able to track the number of […]

World Environment Day 2018

05 June at 09:19 AM, via CapeNature

World Environment Day World Environment Day takes place every year on 5 June. It is the United Nations’ flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest global platforms for public outreach, celebrated by millions of people in well over 100 […]

Head into the great outdoors this winter!

01 June at 12:19 PM, via CapeNature

Enjoy 40% off winter accommodation at CapeNature. Winter is here! While the rest of the world is hibernating at home, CapeNature invites you to explore the unparalleled beauty of nature, with 40% off accommodation – valid from 2 May to 31 August 2018! CapeNature reserves offer fully equipped self-catering accommodation, and hidden gems like Grootvadersbosch, […]

Relentless Gold Mining Companies chasing Magaliesburg lands again

30 May at 16:34 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Relentless Gold Mining Companies chasing Magaliesburg lands again appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

It’s now been some 12 years since mining companies first started lodging prospecting and mining applications on privately owned farms all around the town of Magaliesburg which borders the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site (COHWHS). Once again the very same...

Our Conservation Biodiversity Heroes #LoveNature

23 May at 15:13 PM, via CapeNature

We celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2018 which is a pretty big deal since biodiversity is at the very heart of  our survival on this planet. It provides us with clean air, food, economic opportunities, medicine, soil for agriculture and recreational enjoyment. It is the biological and social capital that supports […]

Good Hope FM breakfast host Dan Corder gets to know CapeNature and the Clanwilliam cedar tree

22 May at 10:08 AM, via CapeNature

The new host of Good Hope’s FM breakfast show, Dan Corder sat down with CapeNature’s Conservation Manager Rika du Plessis at Algeria in Cederberg recently to unpack the significant history of the endemic Clanwilliam cedar tree (Widdringtonia cedarbergensis). [vimeo https://vimeo.com/44633289] [vimeo 271226458 w=632&h=324] https://vimeo.com/271226458 w=632&h=324 du Plessis explains more...

Win a Fantastic Camping Experience this Father’s Day with Carl Wastie!

18 May at 11:50 AM, via CapeNature

This Father’s Day, stand a chance to win the ultimate father and child experience, courtesy of CapeNature’s Camping with Dad and Me event at Limietberg (Tweede Tol) from 16 to 17 June 2018. Fifteen lucky father/child pairings will be hosted by popular personality Carl Wastie for a fun-filled Father’s Day experience. To create the type of […]

More mining applications posing a danger to Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve

16 May at 15:31 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post More mining applications posing a danger to Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

More mining applications posing a danger to Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve Mining is damaging the sustainability of the Magaliesberg Biosphere and undermining the commitment that SA Government departments made to UNESCO to protect this unique region and promote...

Crocodile River Reserve & Threats by Mining & Development Applications

16 May at 15:30 PM, via Environment.co.za

The post Crocodile River Reserve & Threats by Mining & Development Applications appeared first on Environment News South Africa.

Crocodile River Reserve & Threats by Mining & Development Applications The Crocodile River Reserve reached a momentous milestone in November 2017 – the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) gave the official approval to proceed with...

Scott Ramsay talk – Outdoor Adventures

16 May at 11:38 AM, via CapeNature

About the Event CapeNature, in association with Outdoor Warehouse, invites you to spend an evening in the company of award-winning photographer, Scott Ramsay, as he relates some of the memorable anecdotes and memories from his time exploring national parks and wilderness areas the length and breadth of the African continent. The event provides a platform for well-travelled […]

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