Activity booklet: Biodiversity (nature) – ages 6 to 10

This activity book is proudly brought to you by CapeNature and offers various activities around biodiversity. Here, you’ll participate in games that will teach you how to conserve our indigenous fishes and how lowland fynbos works. 

African penguin booklet

African penguins breed on only 25 islands and at 3 mainland sites between Algoa Bay in South Africa and central Namibia and nowhere else in the world. It is the only penguin that breeds in Africa. Read this and many more fascinating facts about the African penguin in this booklet.

Cape Peninsula Baboon Strategic Management Plan 2023/24 to 2033/34 and public comments
FAQs: Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD)

RHD is a deadly disease of rabbits and hares (lagomorphs) that has not been reported in South Africa before 2022.

Infographic and activity: classification of plants and animals – International Day for Biological Diversity (Grade 7)

International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated on 22 May every year and focuses on issues of biodiversity around the world. Discover what makes the Western Cape’s biodiversity so special and complete the fun activity.

Infographic: Biodiversity – wildlife sustaining life on Earth: World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3 March every year to raise awareness around the world’s wild animals and plants.

Infographic: Fisheries

This beautifully illustrated infographic shows how important our fisheries are to our well-being. 

Lesson Plan: Biodiversity - Plants and Animals on Earth - Grade 5

This lesson plan deals with topics including biodiversity and the different plants and animals on Earth.

Policy: Honeybee colonies in CapeNature Protected Areas

The purpose of this policy is to regulate the placement of honey bee colonies on CapeNature Protected Areas.

The policy is issued in terms of Section 16(1)(e) of the Nature Conservation Ordinance No. 19 of 1974 and seeks to achieve the objectives and purposes of the Ordinance.

Poster series Marine Endangered Marine Birds

This series of three posters will give you all the information you need about three endangered marine bird species including the African penguin, Cape comorant and Cape gannet.

Presentation: Marine Biodiversity - The Fabulous Forms of Fish

There are some 2 600 species of fish in our seas including 270 families of fishes represented in South Africa, equivalent to 83% of all marine fish families known. Strikingly, up to 13% are endemic, ranking amongst the highest anywhere else in the world.