The Overberg faces many threats. And we’ve seen these highlighted at some of our partnership get-togethers during 2017. But in spite of the obstacles, there’s always a sense of optimism at the end of the meetings.
Through the ABI Alien Clearing Project, coordinated by Flower Valley Conservation Trust, teams of invasive clearers are taking out alien invasive plants across the Agulhas Plain. Around 160 project participants are heading out …
There’s good and bad news for the Overberg when considering climate change. Warming along the coast of the Overberg will be much less than the Western Cape’s inland areas. Despite this, experts believe the Overberg will still become increasingly dry.
The Overberg District Municipality and Cape Agulhas Municipality have committed the municipalities to protect the region’s biodiversity. Both municipalities signed the Durban Commitment at a wetlands awareness day.