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 Ecological Corridors...

Green Butterflies Camp at Rooiberg Lodge

We explored the plants of the Klein Karoo, found fossils of life that grazed, crept, swam and lived on our planet many years ago. We saw the sunset and enjoyed stargazing. We learnt a lot and cooked our own food in the lapa. We planted spekboom with students from...

Growing water-wise communities

The Water Wise Ways (WWW) project is certainly a great example of how projects can grow gradually from small volunteer-driven actions to a fully-fledged core company project. The WWW project as it is today, found its beginnings in two different directions within the...

First meeting of Ruiterbos ‘Field Rangers’ Club

First meeting of Ruiterbos ‘Field Rangers’ Club

The Ruiterbos Field Rangers' first meeting took place on 11 April 2018. The objectives for this meeting were the following: 1. To assess resources and needs on school property; 2. To train committee members to run a meeting and fulfil their roles as committee members;...

Herbertsdale Green Roses planning meeting

Herbertsdale Green Roses planning meeting

The Green Roses met on the 12th April 2018 following the Annual planning camp. The objectives for this meeting were the following: 1. To assess resources needed for each team; 2. To train committee members to run a meeting and fulfil their roles as committee members;...

Butterflies mass-producing seedlings

Andre Britz (GCBR) visited Vanwyksdorp Primary School during May to offer support to the Green Club especially the Seedling Project. Rika Louw, a member of the local food garden movement called KOS IN DIE KAROO has offered support and mentorship to the seedling...

Herbertsdale Green Roses camping and planning

The annual Green Club planning camp this year was held at Herbertsdale Primary. The aim of this annual camp is to elect the club’s committee as well as the project managers.  The camp also allows for the induction of the new grade 6’s who were taken though an...

Green Butterflies camping at Rooiberg

The annual Green Club planning camp for the Green Butterflies began with a welcoming and de-briefing session.  At this session the camp rules are set.  This includes things like greeting other guests, saying thank you, shouting, wastage, recycling etc.  and values...

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