DENC in Process of Revitalizing Its Nature Reserves



oorlogskloof nature reserveThe Northern Cape’s Department of Environment and Nature Conservation (DENC) is set to vastly improve the tourism and related infrastructure of the province’s five provincial nature reserves with  assistance from the National Department of Environmental Affairs.

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NAMBAF 2012 Set Off on a High Note

march 2012 nambafThe Namakwa Biodiversity Advisory Forum (NAMBAF) held its first meeting of the year on the 20th of March at the Moberg Library Hall in Bergsig, Springbok. Always attracting new faces with each meeting, this NAMBAF meeting was well attended.

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Namakwa District Municipality, CSA and Leading Scientists Discuss Future Succulent Karoo Climate Change Scenarios


csa ndm partners conferenceThe Namakwa District Municipality (NDM), and Conservation South Africa (CSA) jointly  hosted a Partners Conference themed Adapting to Climate Change in Namakwa District Municipality in Springbok on the 13th and 14th of March 2012.

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Flowering Brunsvigias at Hantam National Botanical Garden


brunsvigiasBrunsvigias flowering is a natural spectacle that should not be missed. After the rains fell over Easter weekend in Nieuwoudtville, several Brunsvigias have pushed their tender heads through the red clay soil. A few of the flowers were completely or almost completely open, but the rest were in

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