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Educational programmes for special days

CapeNature tailors engaging educational activities around environmental calendar days such as Arbor Day, Wetlands Day, Marine Week and National Water Week. These themed occasions offer the perfect opportunity to raise awareness and educate children and adults alike. Why not get in touch with us at learning@capenature.co.za to find out more?

Biodiversity calendar day 

Programme dates

World Wetlands Day (2 February)

Programmes during February

World Water Day (22 March)

Programmes during March

Arbor Day (1 September)

Programmes during September

International Coastal Clean-Up Day (21 September)

Programmes during September

National Marine Week

Programmes during October

Fire awareness

Year round

Plus, we can craft general year-round programmes focusing on snakes, fire, waste and other environmental topics. These non-time-bound programmes are targeted at all ages, and we can align them to the national education curriculum where required.

Related reserves

Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve

Vrolijkheid is a striking, rugged nature reserve in the Breede River valley, about 15km south of Robertson on the road to McGregor. The rocky landscape is starkly beautiful, dominated by patches of succulents, dwarf trees and shrubs.

Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve

Originally known as Melkhoutskraal, the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve encompasses 250 hectares of indigenous forest in the Langeberg region, close to Heidelberg. It has only been a reserve since 1986 and was declared a World Heritage Site in 2004.

De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop is one of the largest natural areas managed by CapeNature. This beautiful reserve is a favourite for hikers, cyclists, bird and whale watchers. The reserve, which is 34 000 hectares, is just three hours from Cape Town, in the Overberg.