Stopping the Honey Mesquite Tree (Prosopis) Invasion

The invasion caused by the Prosopis tree damages the ecosystem by affecting resources like water supply and grazing. The diversity and biology of smaller animals like birds and invertebrates are also negatively affected by the Prosopis invasion, ultimately affecting...

We Need Your Vote for an exciting new project

The GCBR has a new project that stands a very good chance of receiving funding from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA), but we need your help to secure the funding. The project has been selected as a finalist along with five others, and the winner...

Looking Ahead: 2022 – 2025

Message from the Chair As important participants in the Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve’s (GCBR) realm, we are excited to engage you in this newsletter to describe our plans for the next four years. This is on the back of a number of successful projects undertaken...

Living on Faith in a Changing Climate

Leliefontein livestock herding The Leliefontein communal area is one of five communal areas in Namaqualand where livestock herding is still a common practice in a vast unfenced grazing lands. In these communal areas you will find many Nama herders with their dogs,...

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...