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CONSERVATION NEWS IN THE OVERBERG
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 Table Mountain Fund (TMF) team visited the Overberg recently, to get to know some of the beneficiaries of the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) Small Grants Programme. TMF Manager, Kerri Maree, and Carla Wood and Boitshekwane …
Conservation at Work held an informative training day in Bredasdorp on Tuesday, 13 September. The event focused on the importance of soil and nature and how one can improve natural resources in an agricultural environment.
Landowners in the Overberg are encouraged to prepare themselves for the up and coming fire season. There are many actions landowners can take already, with support available from the Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association.
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 …
In a showcase of how conservation organisations can work together to meet shared objectives, the Overberg Crane Group (OCG) has partnered with the Overberg Lowlands Conservation Trust (OLCT). The two ABI Partners will share an extension …
The Agulhas Plain bird list now stands at 235 bird species, according to the Agulhas Plains Birding report for 2015. And the list is growing, thanks to the invasive alien clearing work taking place in the region.
Turning invasive alien plants into crafts to support people living with disabilities: this is one of the new projects receiving support from the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) Small Grants Programme.
Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative
44 Villiers Street, Bredasdorp
Tel: + 27 (0) 28 425 2218
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