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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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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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Share the love this
Valentine’s Day – COMPETITION CLOSED

Monday, January 23, 2017,
by CapeNature

“Share the Love” and WIN a two-night stay for two at Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve this Valentine’s Day.

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Published in Eco-Tourism, Promotions

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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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Kick back and relax
with us in 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017,
by CapeNature

By all accounts, 2016 was a tough year all round. So we figured it was time for everyone to take a step back, slow down, and appreciate the relaxation opportunities that our natural spaces can provide in 2017. 

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Published in Eco-Tourism

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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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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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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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Online Booking Terms and Conditions

Thursday, December 1, 2016,
by CapeNature

This page lists the terms and conditions for CapeNature’s online booking portal. By using our online booking portal, you are bound by these terms and conditions.

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Published in Eco-Tourism

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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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Post your CapeNature selfie this summer and WIN! -CLOSED

Monday, November 7, 2016,
by CapeNature

Post your favourite CapeNature summer holiday memories and WIN a selfie stick, 2x movie tickets, a R500 voucher from Outdoor Warehouse & a R300 airtime voucher! THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Published in Eco-Tourism, Promotions

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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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Call for Comment: Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve Protected Area Management Plan

Friday, November 4, 2016,
by CapeNature

The Hottentots Holland 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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WIN prizes to the value of
R1 610 with CapeNature
and AfriTrail – CLOSED

Thursday, November 3, 2016,
by CapeNature

You could WIN prizes to the value of R1 610 with CapeNature and AfriTrail, just read below to find out how! THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

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Wild Card rates for 2016-2017

Thursday, November 3, 2016,
by CapeNature

The new Wild Card rates for 2016-2017 came into effect on Tuesday 1 November 2016 and CapeNature has all the information you need to stay informed about the changes.

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It’s not too late to book your summer getaway

Wednesday, November 2, 2016,
by CapeNature

This time of the year many are counting the days to that long-awaited summer holiday. Others may still be looking around for that ultimate summer getaway. For these we have splendid news – look no further, because CapeNature offers fantastic deals on nature reserve getaways.

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Published in Eco-Tourism

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CapeNature Promotes Snake Protection During Summer

Thursday, October 27, 2016,
by CapeNature

With summer in full swing, the Western Cape, as always, experiences a flood of warm weather visitors – both human and reptile. During the summer season we are faced with a number of wild snakes found occasionally in residential areas.

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Published in Care for Nature

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