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CONSERVATION NEWS IN THE OVERBERG
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 …
Growing up in Mitchell’s Plain, Grant Jepthas grew to love nature at a young age; as he learnt about the natural resources that the greater Cape area offers. And he soon…
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 …
The South African Government has chosen to increase the coast’s MPAs from 0,4% to 5% in order to ensure a more protected and thriving ocean. Other new MPAs include Addo Elephant National Park MPA
Established in 2003, the Grootbos Foundation had a vision of conserving the Cape Floral Kingdom and uplifting the communities therein – and has achieved this throughout the years. The Foundation creates sustainable project
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.
Located around the most southerly tip of Africa, the Overberg region is the showcase of some of the most beautiful landscapes.
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