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23 Feb 2021
Feel the Summer Breeze with CapeNature!
20 Feb 2021
SA's commercial shark industry - are sharks friends or food?
3 Feb 2021
Tranquillity and solitude in the heart of the Garden Route - a visit to Goukamma Nature Reserve
2 Feb 2021
World Wetlands Day 2021
25 Jan 2021
The bontebok - a species saved from the brink of extinction
20 Jan 2021
Fish migrations: they would swim 500 miles and they would swim 500 more
7 Jan 2021
Job creation and poverty alleviation: CapeNature's role

CapeNature manages around 6% of the Western Cape, with the biggest area falling in mountainous areas, and runs various job creation programmes in partnership with other role-players. Find out more about its projects below.

7 Jan 2021
From disability grant recipient to admin assistant

Before joining the Jonkershoek Reserve outside Stellenbosch as an administration assistant, Patrick Makuliwe was living on a disability grant and struggling to make ends meet. His job at the nature reserve means he is able to provide for his family – and has access to useful training that will stand him in good stead in future.

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7 Jan 2021
Award-winning project helps develop local contractors

CapeNature’s long-standing and successful Goukou-Duivenhoks wetlands project has created 55 jobs for people from the nearby Hessequa towns of Heidelberg and Riversdale – and won numerous South African National Biodiversity Institute awards.

7 Jan 2021
Wetlands work benefits natural resources while creating opportunities

Creating jobs while managing natural resources translates into a win for both the environment and local people. The 10-year rehabilitation project of the Verlorenvlei wetlands on the West Coast achieved this and more. Read more here: [LINK]

6 Jan 2021
Building better futures on the Garden Route

Job creation. Skills development. Career success stories. These are some of the great results CapeNature’s Keurbooms EPWP project has yielded for local communities.

6 Jan 2021
Grootvadersbosch skills training and jobs help uplift Hessequa community

From an EPWP contract position at Stoney Point Reserve to conservation assistant at De Mond Nature Reserve and, most recently, an appointment as full-time field ranger at Grootvadersbosch – Nico du Preez’s career progress is a shining example of a CapeNature success story.