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CONSERVATION NEWS IN THE OVERBERG
Since the establishment of the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) in 2003, land-use planning has always been one of the major themes …
Before the fire season started on 1 November 2017, fire officials warned of the massive threat of wildfires – especially in the dry conditions that the Overberg has been experiencing.
How the water crisis and invasive plants go hand in hand 22 MARCH, 2018 Environmental Education It has been a topic of discussion for many months – the Western Cape water crisis. Day Zero could still materialise …
ABI member focus: The Groenland Water Users Association 21 FEB, 2018 Land-use planning In this extreme water crisis that has hit the Western Cape, the GWUA decided to donate water to City of Cape Town from the Eikenhof Dam. This donation of between 7.5 – 10 million...
Happily ever after does exist for these Overberg birds 14 FEB, 2018 Environmental Education Did you know – there are a number of Overberg birds that believe in true love? So this Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing four love stories from the Overberg landscapes. Blue...
The green economy was the key theme at the recent Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) AGM. The meeting was held in September outside Napier, and brought together land users, conservationists, government officials and entrepreneurs.
ABI is looking for a training workshop facilitator, to provide training on project budgeting. We’ll be hosting the course for ABI Small Grants Programme beneficiaries.
The Nuwejaars Wetland Special Management Area is looking to employ a Conservation Manager: Planning, Monitoring and Development.
The Agulhas National Park, an ABI Partner, is looking for four contractors for its Working for Wetlands Project. The deadline is 15 April. Please click here for more info on the responsibilities, minimum requirements and application process.
The Overberg has been selected as a potential site for an Agri-Park – a site where processing, marketing, training and extension services are based. Abalone and livestock have been chosen to be included in the Overberg’s Agri …
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