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CONSERVATION NEWS IN THE OVERBERG
Set within the picturesque, secluded valley of Witvoetskloof, the Grootbos Environmental Centre (GEC) was launched in January 2019. This surrounding environment which is home to
Few ABI members likely worked as hard as these members over the December/January holidays. The Overstrand Municipality Fire & Rescue Services were faced with a number of devastating wildfires. And they remain on high alert now (until at least
New tools and support allow the ABI team to track the impact of conservation partners working across the Overberg. This is being achieved through new mapping capacity. This is being achieved through new mapping capacity. Mapping is a critical
That’s why, this Valentine’s Day, they need all the love and attention we can give them. Here are only 4 of these special Overberg ‘animals’ – in a list that’s growing daily.
Fences are a major threat to South Africa’s birdlife. And the Overberg is no exception. Given the region’s strong agricultural focus, fences cover the landscape. But fences that aren’t well maintained, aren’t very visible, or are …
Think forests in South Africa, chances are you’ll think of Knysna, right? But did you know the Overberg has its own spectacular set of indigenous forests? They’re not only your entry into an ancient world (with many of these trees more than 1000
ABI’s annual partners meeting and AGM recently took place, reigniting the strength of the partnerships across the Overberg. Members of ABI, individuals, government officials and …
ABI member focus: Since 2012, the Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust has dedicated its time and passion to protecting the remaining 5% of Renosterveld in the Overberg.
Early this year, some of our ABI partners launched the “Targeted Species Project”. And they’re asking birders and conservationists to get involved. The Overberg Crane Group, Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area …
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.
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