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13 May 2024
Forge and CapeNature: What is a digital mapping partner and why is it important?

Forge has been CapeNature's official digital mapping partner since 2021, ensuring visitors receive accurate and engaging maps during their stay at nature reserves. Forge's maps are hand-curated and updated in collaboration with CapeNature, reflecting changes in landscapes, infrastructure, and trail closures. The partnership also empowers visitors by bridging the gap between them and trail managers.

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2 May 2024
CapeNature honours its firefighters ahead of International Firefighters' Day

On 30 April 2024, CapeNature hosted a firefighters appreciation event at Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve to honour the brave men and women who were on the frontlines during the Western Cape’s fire season.

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24 Apr 2024
Collaborative Conservation benefits the Stony Point African Penguin Colony

In the heart of Betty’s Bay lies the Stony Point African Penguin colony, a critical breeding ground for these beloved seabirds. This colony has become a beacon of hope thanks to the collaborative efforts of several key partners: CapeNature, SANCCOB, Dyer Island Conservation Trust (DICT)/African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary (APSS), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-SA), and the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Together, these entities have implemented an integrated programme that has positively impacted the local penguin population.

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18 Apr 2024 by Image: Jannie Swanepoel, Blog: Luke Folb
Another first for the Cape mountain zebra genetic rescue project

The Cape mountain zebra known as GB42 has had an exciting year! In January, this stallion from Gamkaberg Nature Reserve sired a foal with genetic material from two of the three genetically distinct stocks of the species. In March, there was proof that 2023 was a busy year for GB42 after a second foal was born with genes from all three stocks.

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9 Apr 2024
Slackpacking at Cederberg Wilderness Concessionaire Opportunities

CapeNature has identified an experiential walking tour, commonly known as ‘slackpacking’, as a potential for income generation, at the popular World Heritage site, Cederberg Wilderness Reserve, near Clanwilliam. 

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20 Dec 2023
Minister De Lille hands over Infrastructure Maintenance Project at Wolwekloof Resort to CapeNature

On 19 December 2023, Minister of Tourism, Patricia de Lille handed over a multi-million Rand infrastructure maintenance project funded by the Department of Tourism at the Wolwekloof Resort to CapeNature. The scope of work entailed upgrading the existing pools, installing a new pool slide and installing new fencing to pools, construction of new braai areas and construction of walkways.

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10 May 2023 by Guest author: Glenneis Kriel
Rocherpan Nature Reserve Enchanted Beauty

Rocherpan Nature Reserve enchanted us with its stark beauty over the Easter holidays.We stayed in the new Kingfisher cottage that, like all the other cottages, blends well with the environment, while boasting all the luxuries you’d need to have a comfortable yet eco-friendly stay.

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10 Dec 2022
Add Abseiling to Your Adventure Activity List at Robberg This Summer

CapeNature has partnered with Adventure Zone to introduce an exciting new way to enjoy the views from Robberg in Plettenberg Bay: abseiling the cliffs of the iconic nature reserve and World Heritage Site.

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15 Jan 2022
CapeNature goes mobile: Launch of new tourism App for visitors

Experience nature with the new CapeNature mobile app, the first of its kind for the conservation agency. Get it now for convenient maps, guides, self-check-ins, competitions, and more!

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13 Jan 2022 by Karen Jurgens
It's time – announcing the five Matrics going to Antarctica

CapeNature is a proud collaborator for the second year of the “Matrics in Antarctica Project” with world renowned adventurer Riaan Manser. On Friday, 14 January 2022 at 15h15 the top 5 to join Riaan in Antarctica will be announced.

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12 Jan 2022 by Wouter Kriel
Minister Anton Bredell thanks Kleinmond firefighters and firefighting entities

Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental affairs and Development Planning today thanked all the firefighters and firefighting entities who worked together to put out the Kleinmond fire after 4 days of extensive and coordinated firefighting.

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3 Dec 2021
Penguin Palooza 2021 – Celebrating Collaboration

CapeNature and the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) will premiere a virtual celebration of the sixth annual Penguin Palooza on Saturday, 4 December 2021 at 10h00, across the organisations' social media platforms.