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What we do

icon/frog_greenicon/frog_blueProtected areas and stewardshipProtected areas and stewardship
icon/nature_greenicon/nature_blueIntegrated catchment managementIntegrated catchment management
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icon/fish_greenicon/fish_blueBiodiversity planning and mainstreamingBiodiversity planning and mainstreaming
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5 Apr 2024
Guardians of the galaxias: How partnerships are key to identification and conservation of unique fynbos fish taxa

The Cape galaxias, Galaxias zebratus, are a small-bodied freshwater fish with a wide distribution in the Cape Fold Ecoregion. While being described as far back as 1861, it was only recently discovered that the single widespread species is a species complex comprising several unique and genetically diverse lineages.

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4 Mar 2024
Herculean Effort to Save Critically Endangered Tortoise During Recent Fire

In late January 2024, CapeNature was alerted to a fire in the vicinity of one of its stewardship partners, and also an area of concern for the critically endangered, geometric tortoise (Psammobates geometricus) according to IUCN Red List.

Feb24 Fish survey 3 credit Melanie de Mornay SAN Parks
1 Mar 2024 by Drs Martine Jordaan & Marienne de Villiers
Fish and Forests: Sampling the rivers of the Garden Route Nature Reserve Complex

A baseline survey of the Garden Route Nature Reserve complex was completed in January 2024 to provide updated information on the freshwater fish community of the reserve complex and inform future management interventions.

Marine, coasts and estuaries
Land and freshwater ecosystems
Events Calendar
Young hikers from Hikers Network appreciating the beauty of a wetland during last years World Wetlands Day
2 Feb 2024
World Wetlands Day 2024
World Wetlands Day 2024
2 ND BATCH Access Week 2023 05
23 Sep 2023 - 29 Sep 2023
Access Week 2023
Access Week 2023
World Tourism Month Recovered 18
7 Sep 2023
Tourism Month Panel Discussion
Tourism Month Panel Discussion

Research and resource library

CapeNature staff collaborate extensively with researchers and conservation practitioners nationally and internationally. Conservation leadership and innovation publications enrich the thinking, understanding and appreciation of, and provide support for, the conservation of biodiversity and the value of protected areas.

You will find a selection of our recent peer-reviewed scientific papers from the last four years in our libary.

Latest resources

Cape Peninsula Baboon Management Joint Task Team: Recording of Public Meeting held 18 March 2024

Herewith a recording of the public meeting hosted by the CPBMJTT on the 18th of March 2024.

Cape Peninsula Baboon Management Joint Task Team: Presentation

A presentation presented by the Cape Peninsula Baboon Management Joint Task Team on the 18th of March 2024 outlining the Implementation, Transitioning Preparations, Timeframes and Way Forward in terms of the Peninsula's Baboon Strategic Management Plan.

FAQs - The Cape Peninsula Baboon Management Joint Task Team and Baboon Strategic Management Plan

Your Frequently Asked Questions on the CPBMJTT and Baboon Management Plan answered.

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