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Flipchart: fire awareness

There are two kinds of fire: useful fires and harmful (or dangerous) fires. We use useful fires to cook, keep us warm or braai. Harmful fires, on the other hand, can cause serious damage to lives and livelihoods, including causing the death of animals or burning down homes. 

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve info sheet
Global conservation status of turtles and tortoises (Order Testudines)

Chelonian Conservation and Biology 17(2):135-161. Rhodin, A.G.J. (and 59 other authors, incl. Baard, E.H.W.). 2018.

Goshawk Eco-venue fact sheet

Goshawk Eco-venue at Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve offers a wide range of activities for different sized groups. Have a look at the fact sheet below for more information.

Goukamma Nature Reserve Survival Guide kit

Thank you for choosing Goukamma Nature Reserve as your preferred destination.

Goukamma Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area, situated on the Garden Route between

Sedgefield and Knysna have a diverse array of fascinating habitats and an abundance of smaller wildlife,

birds and fish. It is also a World Heritage Site. Goukamma is home to an extensive dune field with

some of the highest vegetated dunes in South Africa, and the unique Groenvlei lake which has no

inflowing rivers and only an underground link to the sea.

Has strategic planning made a difference to amphibian conservation research in South Africa?

Bothalia 49. Measey, J., Tarrant, J., Rebelo, A., Turner, A.A., Du Preez, L., Mokhatla, M. & Conradie, W. 2019.

How to detect a shot-hole borer attack
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Infographic and activity: classification of plants and animals – International Day for Biological Diversity (Grade 7)

International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated on 22 May every year and focuses on issues of biodiversity around the world. Discover what makes the Western Cape’s biodiversity so special and complete the fun activity.

Infographic series: marine and waste – source to sea, reduce your footprint, trash-free oceans

These fun, informative infographics will help you learn how to reduce the waste that often ends up in our oceans. 

Infographic: Biodiversity – about mountains

Do you know the difference between a hill and a mountain? Landforms that are 600m high or higher are classified as mountains. Mountains are home to 15% of the world’s population and cover 22% of the surface of the earth.

Infographic: Biodiversity – five forest species found in the Western Cape

Meet five interesting forest species found in the Western Cape.