CapeNature introduces the newest conservation kid on the block
CapeNature launched the brand new “LoveNature with Mbali” educational animated series today. Learners from Grade 4 to 7 can follow the live protagonist, Mbali, a 13-year old nature lover and her side-kick, the CapeNature Bot as they explore various conservation related topics. And what is more, the content is fully curriculum aligned.
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.
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!
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.
World Environment Day – Velddrif Clean up
On Saturday 5 June, teams from Cape Nature, Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Environment (DFFE), Working for the Coast (WFTC) and members of Velddrif yacht club took part in a combined clean-up event.
Warm up with CapeNature this winter!
The promotion runs from 1 May to 31 August 2021 and means that you get an additional 40% off our existing price freeze promotion which has been running since 2019. So what are you waiting for - pay less, and get more from CapeNature this winter!
Western Cape State of Conservation Report 2020 - Webinar Discussion
CapeNature proudly hosted a webinar discussion on the Western Cape State of Conservation Report (SoCR 2020) on 20th May 2021.