Succulent Karoo Livestock Farmers Share their Knowledge

arc agri learning exchangeFrom the 16th to the 21st of September 2012, a learning exchange focused on local ecological and sustainable livestock management for a group of 16 emerging livestock farmers from De Doorns, Sutherland and Leliefontein was facilitated.

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A Celebration of Commitments to Biodiversity and World Environment Day in Namaqualand

nambaf gala evening eventWorld Environment Day is an annual event celebrated on the 5th of June. This year the Northern Cape Provincial Department of Environment and Nature Conservation (DENC), in partnership with the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), Conservation South Africa (CSA), and the Namakwa District Municipality (NDM) celebrated World Environment Day in Springbok with a full day programme and a Gala Evening.

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Knersvlakte Botany Excursion

knersvlakte botany excursionMembers of Cape Nature (CN) Scientific Services Staff in Jonkershoek, led by Annelise le Roux, recently teamed up with CN staff from the Nort West Region and the Springbok branch of CREW (Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers) to partake in a three-day botanizing session in the Knersvlakte.

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Northern Cape Coastal Stakeholders Gather

pcc sept 2010The Department of Environment and Nature Conservation (DENC) held its Provincial Coastal Committee (PCC) meeting in Alexander Bay, a mining town located at the mouth of the Orange River on 16 September. The meeting was well attended by 33 delegates of government departments, mining companies, municipalities, conservation and law enforcement agencies.

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