world bee day

Get involved in World Bee Day 20 May – #PolliNationSA

World Bee Day is taking place on Wednesday 20 May, an important day that raises awareness around our declining bee population, and recognises how integral these pollinating powerhouses are to our planet’s sustainability. Candide,...
Kirstenbosch Chelsea Flower Show

SANBI Kirstenbosch Takes Gold Once Again at 2019 Chelsea Flower Show

SANBI Kirstenbosch has won a GOLD medal at the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show, this is the 37th year that SANBI Kirstenbosch will be bringing home gold from this highly anticipated event on the British...

Unique Conservation Opportunity With Tintswalo Lapalala to Help Collar the Wild Dogs of the...

Conservation enthusiasts have the rare opportunity to book a safari package at Tintswalo Lapalala over the Heritage Day long weekend of 24 September 2020, to join a veterinary team and scientists from the Endangered...
Birdwatching Zandvlei

Birdwatching at Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

Expedition Estuary: The Cape Bird Club Explores Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve As a lifelong birdwatcher, it was fairly inevitable that I’d finally scrape my act together and join the Cape Bird Club (CBC), which I...
Big five camphor trees

Clean and green at Vergelegen on World Environment Day

World Environment Day 2019 takes place on Wednesday 5 June, with a focus this year on clean air and limiting air pollution. For families keen to enjoy the great outdoors, one of the easiest...
Safe anti-poaching, dehorning in the Manyeleti - The Tintswalo Safari Lodge Team

Tintswalo Safari Lodge Fights the War Against Rhino Poaching

Tintswalo Safari Lodge has launched a multi-faceted programme to strengthen rhino conservation efforts in the Manyeleti Game Reserve, which borders the Kruger National Park, the Timbavati and Sabi Sand game reserves. Recently, game rangers from...
PUMA biodesign project

Design to Fade: Puma Biodesign Project Explores Sustainable Ways of Producing and Dyeing Textiles

Sports company PUMA is exploring sustainable alternatives for making and dyeing textiles in its latest biodesign project, with a biodegradable lifestyle and performance collection “Design to Fade” made in collaboration with Dutch design project...
Gantouw Project

The buck stops at Vergelegen – Eland released as part of Gantouw Project

An ambitious project for veld management and ecological research, that combines ancient animal lore with state-of the-art technology, took a step forward this week when five eland were released at one of South Africa’s...
Tintswalo Lapalala Wild Dogs

Waterberg Wild Dog Pack Safely Relocated to Lapalala Wilderness Reserve

In a joint effort by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), Lapalala Wilderness Reserve and Tintswalo Lapalala, a free-roaming pack of 10 wild dogs was successfully captured and relocated to Lapalala Wilderness Reserve in the...
Balance wines EHRA

Balancing Acts, Game Play, and Wines in the Company Gardens with Hank the Elephant

On a blustery Tuesday afternoon, 30 media people prised themselves from their office desks (surprisingly enough, even the independents among us have those) and descended upon the Company Gardens in central Cape Town. The...