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POSITION FOR NATURE CONSERVATION EXPERIENTIAL YEAR STUDENT – 2023

Fransmanshoek Conservancy is seeking out an enthusiastic Nature Conservation 3rd year student to complete their experiential training year with us during 2023. This coastal conservancy has previously employed twenty-nine students over the last eighteen years who have...

Learn About Extension Work At The GCBR.  

Author: Boudine Kruger Many things can contribute to the success of projects at GCBR. One thing, however, that we aim to prioritise is farmer education and awareness. Without proper resources and awareness building, we cannot expect farmers to understand the...

Featured Farm: Romanskraal 

Author: Boudine Kruger Romanskraal, situated in the Langeberg mountains near Albertinia, is a beautiful farm with a wide variety of fauna and flora. Unfortunately, as with many other farms in the area, the indigenous flora on this farm seems to be battling to stay...
Environmental EducationGoukou Resilient RiverGouritz Ecological Corridors ProjectInvasion Biology (IAPs)
A young Prosopis glandulosa shrub, establishing away from (escaping) the dense infestation along the watercourse in the background.
Why You Need To Know About The Honey Mesquite Tree.

Why You Need To Know About The Honey Mesquite Tree.

Author: Boudine Kruger | Article adapted from Ken Coetzee’s "Prosopis, a Deadly Green Cancer”  The Honey Mesquite tree (or Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana) is an invasive alien plant (IAP) species that is taking over large tracts of overgrazed rangelands in...

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GCBR Micro Fund Report: Aloe claviflora population status monitoring project in Wolwekraal Nature Reserve

GCBR Micro Fund Report: Aloe claviflora population status monitoring project in Wolwekraal Nature Reserve

Background Wolwekraal Conservation and Research Organisation (WCRO) applied to the GCBR Flexible Micro Fund for funding to carry out a repeat survey of drought and porcupine damage to the Kraal Aloe (Aloe claviflora) population in Wolwekraal Nature Reserve. Funding...