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Getting ahead: An EPWP success story

Thursday, February 9, 2017,
by CapeNature

Meet Smith Oerson, a contractor at Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve near Robertson.

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Published in Care for Nature

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Celebrate the value
of our wetlands on
World Wetlands Day

Thursday, February 2, 2017,
by CapeNature

With pressure on South Africa’s water sources continually increasing, it is vital we acknowledge World Wetlands Day and take note of the importance of this valuable water system.

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Illegal Dog Hunter Found Guilty & Sentenced

Thursday, January 26, 2017,
by CapeNature

An illegal dog hunter, who threatened the unique biodiversity of the West Coast, which is home to many rare and endangered animals, was recently found guilty in the Atlantis Magistrates Court for hunting protected and unprotected wild animals with dogs.

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Water: Time is running out

Thursday, January 19, 2017,
by CapeNature

Dr Ernst Baard, CapeNature’s Executive Director of Biodiversity Support, tackles the water question from a long-term perspective, in this article originally published in Agri-Culture’s December 2016-January 2017 issue. 

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Creating a future: An EPWP success story

Monday, January 9, 2017,
by CapeNature

Meet Patrick Makuliwe, an admin assistant at Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch. 

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Published in Care for Nature

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Western Cape Fire
Season launch –
Fire is everyone’s fight!

Monday, December 12, 2016,
by CapeNature

The annual Western Cape Fire Season launch took place at Newlands Fire Base in Cape Town on Monday, 12 December 2016.

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Truck driver to contractor:
An EPWP success story

Friday, December 9, 2016,
by CapeNature

Meet John Mngxunyeni, a contractor at Outeniqua Nature Reserve in the Garden Route. 

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Published in Care for Nature

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Festive Season Opening
Hours 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016,
by CapeNature

A notice about CapeNature’s Festive Season Opening Hours for December 2016 and January 2017.

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Grootvadersbosch:
A Spectacular
World Heritage Site

Thursday, December 1, 2016,
by CapeNature

The Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve is one of many under CapeNature’s care that holds World Heritage Site status. Read on to find out what that means, and why it’s so important. 

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Dr Razeena Omar awarded for contribution to conservation

Friday, November 11, 2016,
by CapeNature

Dr Razeena Omar, CEO of CapeNature, was one of 90 conservationists to recently receive the Lifetime Conservation Achiever Award at the 2016 Annual Awards of the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA).

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