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A Sense of Wander at Grootvadersbosch

Tuesday, February 14, 2017,
by CapeNature

Experience what we call a sense of wander and be captivated by the escape when you visit Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve. 

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

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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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Experience the magic of Grootvadersbosch!

Thursday, December 15, 2016,
by CapeNature

After a long period of closure to upgrade the infrastructure and tourism offerings at the reserve, Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve has reopened, and there are 11 new cabins for the public to book, allowing them to experience the magic of Grootvadersbosch once again!

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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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The Whale Trail: views for days

Thursday, November 17, 2016,
by CapeNature

This is a guest post from Vanessa Clark, who enjoyed the Whale Trail so much she just had to share her experience with us. 

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

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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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Kogelberg awarded for Sustainable Architecture
and Innovation

Monday, November 7, 2016,
by CapeNature

Kogelberg Nature Reserve’s Oudebosch camp has been awarded the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation.

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Call for Comment: De Hoop Nature Reserve Protected Area Management Plan

Friday, November 4, 2016,
by CapeNature

The De Hoop Nature Reserve Protected Area Management Plan (PAMP) has reached the stage of stakeholder participation. Any persons having direct or indirect interests or rights in a nature reserve may be considered a stakeholder and is invited to comment on the PAMP.

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