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A GUIDE TO THE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF ALIEN INVASIVE HAKEA SPECIES

A GUIDE TO THE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF ALIEN INVASIVE HAKEA SPECIES is a manual that allows you to identify the various Hakea species which are declared weeds in South Africa, identify all the biological control agents that are available for use, and how and when to implement these agents on Silky hakea and Rock hakea

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. 

Activity: Colouring in – plant appreciation day
Activity: Quiz: classification of plants and animals – International Day of Biological Diversity (Grade 7)

Do you know which biodiversity kingdom provides 60% of the world’s medicines? Take our quiz to see how much you know about biodiversity and the Western Cape.

Conservation: LoveNature with Mbali Series

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on species conservation and biodiversity from Natural Sciences and Technology subject matter. Learn about what the living and non-living thing is, why ecosystems and interdependence are important, what the biosphere is and what classification is. These videos are aligned to the curriculum on topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Goukamma Nature Reserve Survival Guide kit

Thank you for choosing Goukamma Nature Reserve as your preferred destination.

Goukamma Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area, situated on the Garden Route between

Sedgefield and Knysna have a diverse array of fascinating habitats and an abundance of smaller wildlife,

birds and fish. It is also a World Heritage Site. Goukamma is home to an extensive dune field with

some of the highest vegetated dunes in South Africa, and the unique Groenvlei lake which has no

inflowing rivers and only an underground link to the sea.

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 – about mountains

Do you know the difference between a hill and a mountain? Landforms that are 600m high or higher are classified as mountains. Mountains are home to 15% of the world’s population and cover 22% of the surface of the earth.

Infographic: Biodiversity – five forest species found in the Western Cape

Meet five interesting forest species found in the Western Cape. 

Infographic: Biodiversity – pamper your plants

Plants are part of our daily lives. For some tips on how to pamper your plants at home, have a look at this infographic!

Infographic: Biodiversity – plants and nutrition

Learn all about plants’ important role in nutrition.