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TOWERLAND WILDERNESS

 A venue beyond the ordinary   Sue Davidoff and Allan Kaplan - founders, stewards and guardians of Towerland Wilderness - are opening this unique and beautiful wilderness home as an intimate venue for small gatherings and events. Whilst usually we able...

A Tribute to Mr Greg Moore

We are greatly saddened by the recent untimely passing of Mr Greg Moore, one of our keenest project supporters. Before even hearing about the GCBR and our Corridor Rehabilitation Project, Greg had been waging a ceaseless and thankless war against the black wattle and...

Bergfontein (near Albertinia) hack

This weekend outing is another opportunity to “hand back” to Nature in the beautiful Langeberg Mountains north of Albertinia. We will be clearing invasive alien hakeas immediately east of where we cleared in March 2020. This time we stay and work from the Bergfontein...
GCBR MICRO FUND BONNIEDALE FARM GRANT

GCBR MICRO FUND BONNIEDALE FARM GRANT

GCBR MICRO FUND BONNIEDALE FARM GRANT Bonniedale is a 1,650 ha Fynbos farm owned by Nico and Danette Hesterman and is situated in the Attakwaskloof in the OuteniquaMountains between Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn, surrounded by the Attakwaskloof Nature Reserve. Bonniedale...

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Kamma Wetlands Stink Bean Eradication

Kamma Wetlands Stink Bean Eradication

In the later half of August 2020, the Jobs for Carbon and Land Care teams, comprising 22 members, took up the challenge of eradicating Stink Beans in the Kamma River in Bonniedale. They met up with Donovan Kotze, who was representing the Gouritz Corridors Project and...

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Plastic Free July – The GCBR Plastic Challenge

Plastic Free July – The GCBR Plastic Challenge

Inspired by our own Chief Executive Inspired by our own Chief Executive, Dr Steve du Toit, the Marketing function of the GCBR launched its first Facebook ad campaign on 7 July 2020. Steve spends much of his own time enjoying and communing with nature. However, whilst...

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Tips to reduce plastic use

Tips to reduce plastic use

Maybe you’re not ready to part with plastic altogether, but there is some low-hanging fruit that can make a huge difference in reducing the amount of disposable plastic in your day to day life. Although recycling can help reduce the amount of garbage that ends up in...

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How plastic is affecting earth

How plastic is affecting earth

Just like various modern products and technology, plastic has negative effects. The negative effects of plastic can be difficult to observe and may not appear to affect us directly, but plastic damages our planet and health. Globally, the world produces more than...

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Waboom Protea at Bonniedale

Waboom Protea at Bonniedale

Protea nitida Family: Proteaceae (an ancient family which existed in the time of the dinosaurs) Common names: wagon tree (English) waboom, blousuikerbos, bobbejaansuikerbos, brandhout. (Afrikaans) According to the SANBI data base the Waboom can grow to 10m high with a...

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