Breaking news as new Riverine Rabbit population found in Baviaanskloof

GREENER PERSPECTIVE – The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Drylands Conservation Programme was thrilled to confirm the presence of a population of Riverine Rabbits on the western side of the Baviaanskloof in late May 2019. This population represents a completely new distribution of the species not anticipated by any previous population modelling.

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Swellendam Municipality withholds use of glyphosate-based herbicides in Barrydale for 12 months

After careful consideration the Municipality of Swellendam has decided to withhold the use of glyphosate-based herbicides in Barrydale for a period of one year, with immediate effect. This applies to municipal officials in the exercise of their official duties, and does not impact on what private individuals do.

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Renosterveld is one of the most threatened habitats on earth, according to the Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust

The Renosterveld ecosystem, which boasts an exceptional variety of species, is teetering on the brink of functional extinction.

The Ford Wildlife Foundation has handed over a new Ford Ranger to the Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust to assist them with their conservation endeavours.

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STILBAAI SE BLOMBOS-GROT GENOMINEER VIR UNESCO-STATUS

Blombos-grot in Stilbaai is een van drie in die Wes-Kaap wat by Unesco vir wêrelderfenisstatus genomineer gaan word. Dié grot is van argeologies en veral kultuurhistoriese belang nadat ‘n klipskerf met geometriese merke in oker, wat met moderne menslike gedrag vereenselwig word, daar gevind is.

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