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CONSERVATION NEWS IN THE OVERBERG

Crucial donation

Crucial donation

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...

The power of the ABI partnership

The power of the ABI partnership

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. 

Calling all birders! We need your help

Calling all birders! We need your help

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 …

Overberg commits to conservation

Overberg commits to conservation

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.

Discussing the green economy in the Overberg

Discussing the green economy in the Overberg

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.

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