Events Calendar



iNaturalist City Nature Challenge 2021

Let us knock the socks off the rest of the world and showcase the Garden Route! Terrestrial area: 3387738 Hectare, (33877.68 square kilometers). This challenge is open to everyone and anyone. Whether you upload 1 observation, 100 or 1000 observations, you are welcome. The City Nature Challenge runs from 00h00 on the 30 April 2021 […]

Bergfontein (near Albertinia) hack

Bergfontein (near Albertinia)

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 farm with our host Adam van Nieuwenhuizen, and will camp next […]

Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF)

Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF) Annual Garden Route Fire Commemoration Event and Climate Change Indaba Invitation to participate in the Garden Route Environmental Forum’s Annual Fire Commemoration Event and Climate Change Indaba Hosted by the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) and the Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF) The Annual Garden Route Fire Commemoration Event and […]

Save the Date for the 6th Silver Mountain Music Festival

Grootvadersbosch Valley

We're bringing you a fantastic programme, while still operating within current restrictions Looking forward to seeing you soon! In the secretive Grootvadersbosch Valley, under the direction of maestro Richard Cøck, we will once again be hosting talented musicians and presenting a beautiful music programme at the Silver Mountain Music Festival, between Swellendam and Heidelberg in the […]

GSSA Congress 56

Surval Boutique Olive Estate Oudtshoorn, Western Cape

Registration is open! The Organising Committee hereby invites you to register and submit your abstracts for the 56th Annual Congress of the Grassland Society. We are inviting abstracts for oral presentations, standard poster presentations and research proposal poster presentations. All existing users, please log in and go to My abstracts to submit your abstract. All new users, please […]


De Doornkraal Riversdale, Western Cape

About TEDxRiversdale Silver Linings Silver Linings because we really need them!As the storm clouds thunder all around us – do not let despair take hold. Rather focus your eyes on the silver lining shining just above Sleeping Beauty mountain. Every now and then we need to be reminded of the good that is and will […]


Enter your climate innovation and win a trip to Brussels and Paris!

The EU Delegation and its Members States are organising the Climate 360 competition for organisations that are making a valuable contribution to the fight against climate change. Please feel free and encouraged to enter the competition. If you don’t want to enter the competition, you are also welcome to attend the online event. The competition […]


100 Riders I 6 Days I 6 Stages I 550km I 9000m Vertical Ascent Dates: 12-18 February 2022 Race Registration: Saturday 12 February, Redberry Farm, George Stage 1: George – Oudtshoorn Stage 2: Oudtshoorn – Van Wyks Dorp/Rooiberg Lodge Stage 3: Rooiberg Lodge – Riversdale Stage 4: Riversdale – Swellendam Stage 5: Swellendam – Greyton […]

City Nature Challenge 2022

What is the City Nature Challenge? An international event that showcases the biodiversity within your city. How to participate Find wildlife in your city. Visit gardens, streets, parks, beaches and nature reserves. Human and domestic animal pictures do not count. What do you need: A GPS enabled smartphone. Internet connection to upload observations (at home, […]

Calitzdorp ExPRESSed

Calitzdorp Calitzdorp

EXPRESSING the delights of CALITZDORP - The Calitzdorp EXPRESSED Festival runs from 09.00 Friday 17th June to 16.00 Sunday 19th June 2022. Click on this link to access the full programme. An EXPRESSION of all our lovely town has to offer, across 31 venues. From our award winning wineries, delectable restaurants, quirky pubs, shops and bakeries. It […]