A Guide to Rocklands
For newcomers, Rocklands can be an intimidating place. Situated 25 minutes from the town of Clanwilliam, Rocklands can be viewed as rather remote. However, with the right information on accommodation facilities, rest day activities and grocery options. Rocklands can become much more accessible for everybody!
South African Children’s series wins gold at international filming festival
The Siyaya – Come wild with us series recently walked away with the highest acclaim - Best Documentary - at the Golden Bee International Children’s Film Festival held in New Delhi, India. As a first-time entry for any award, this extraordinary series, bridging the gap between young children and nature, was chosen as the category winner for outstanding children’s documentary. The festival drew 186 entries from 18 countries covering three categories: best documentary; best short film and best feature film.
NASA’s BioSCape Project to assess Cape Floristic Region
The South Western Cape hosts a famously rich biodiversity, both terrestrial and marine, which is largely derived from the phenomenal levels of biodiversity change over very small distances (technically, represented by beta, gamma and zeta diversity as one expands spatial scope). This has attracted the attention of NASA, the United States of America’s Space Agency.
The Rocklands rally and some 2021 season highlights
The 2021 Rocklands season has seen some amazing sends and memorable events that have made this predominantly local season one for the history books!
How to send your Rocklands project
This should help give some insight on exactly what it is like to project a climb at your limit and give you some tips and tricks to help you along your projecting journey!
CapeNature and Wesgro join forces for insightful Filming Webinar
CapeNature in collaboration with Wesgro, will host a webinar focused on the many CapeNature filming locations in the Western Cape.
An Adventure at the Wolfberg Cracks
The Wolfberg Cracks, or how my friends and I call it - The March To The Arch.
CapeNature addresses recent H5N1 avian influenza outbreak
CapeNature and Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) are monitoring and taking action to effectively respond to the H5N1 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) that is currently affecting birds in South Africa.
Groenvlei Carp Project
The Invasive Fish Species Management Non Profit Company (IFSM) consists of a group of volunteers that approached CapeNature in 2018 to remove invasive carp from Groenvlei lake by means of fishing bows.
The humane use of paintball markers for baboon management
CapeNature hereby confirms that the humane use of paintball markers as an aversion tool to keep baboons out of the urban areas and in their natural habitat, remains legal.
Save our biodiversity by helping us fight plant poaching!
We are currently facing challenges in the Western Cape with succulent plant poaching. The succulent plant trade has thus changed into an operation much like that of rhino poaching, where the main role-players sit offshore, and the poaching is done by local people.
Forge your path on CapeNature trails
CapeNature is excited to be partnering with Forge. With Forge’s accurate and up-to-date digital trail maps, you can feel confident and reassured whilst out on trails across several CapeNature reserves.