Nature Talks – Back by Popular Demand!

by CapeNature

CapeNature invites you to attend a virtual Nature Talks session by live webinar on Monday 27 July 2020 from 17H00 to 18H00. The event theme is “Must see hidden gems at CapeNature reserves”.

Secure your online seat at the event here: https://bit.ly/2DYtig4. Entries close at midnight, 24 July 2020.

Attendees who are signed up to our monthly newsletter stand a chance to win a 2-night getaway for a family of four at one of our reserves. T&Cs apply.

Your host and presenters

Suga

Suga has made a name for herself as a pioneer for female radio personalities, having been one of the first female presenters in South African broadcast history. Over the years she has paved the way for so many aspiring female presenters along the way and continues to push the envelope on a daily basis. She is the first woman in Cape Town to host an Afternoon Drive Show and did so for 6 years.

Recently Suga obtained a Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking. What do radio and cooking have in common? Nothing really, but Suga attests to the fact that the ingredients to her success lies in a tried and tested recipe of hard work and determination. Not one to rest on her laurels, SUGA is constantly reinventing herself as she goes through life as a single mother, media personality and qualified Chef. 

Wilfred Williams

Wilfred has been the Manager for Tourism Development at CapeNature since 2008. His main task at CapeNature is to manage the implementation of new tourism infrastructure as well as manage the transformation and upgrading of existing facilities and infrastructure. Wilfred has over 20 years of experience in developing and managing projects. Since 2008 CapeNature has introduced some amazing products into the market including the Holcim Award-winning Oudebosch at Kogelberg Nature Reserve.

Galeo Saintz

Galeo works internationally for trails in his role as the Founding Chair of the World Trails Network, which is based in Geneva Switzerland and convenes multiple trail related campaigns and project task teams around the world.  As the Co-Chair of the IUCN Theme on Environment and Peace he helps convene research and address issues relating to peace-building in conservation.

As a mountain wilderness guide, Galeo leads unique trips and expeditions linked to conservation and ecological awareness, and guides annually on the Rim of Africa Traverse. He is co-founder of two of SA’s longest trail experiences, the Eden to Addo and the Rim of Africa, and he hosts the Garden Route Walking Festival each year, which is SA’s only dedicated walking festival.

He is a rock climber and passionate about the outdoors and nature.

Magriet Kruger

After a stint in advertising and five years spent teaching English abroad, Magriet Kruger settled in Cape Town, where she works for Tip Africa Publishing. For more than 10 years she has been bringing readers stories on protected areas and destinations off the beaten track. She’s a slow hiker, because she stops to admire the flowers, and her bush skills are a work in progress.

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