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Hope Spot for Plett

Babalwa Mqokeli
17 June 2014

In December 2014 Dr Sylvia Earle, a world famous diver, oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer and a founder of the global Mission Blue organisation will be launching the countries first 5...

Off to the Wild Wild West … :)

Cindy-Lee Cloete
4 June 2014

Right, so it’s the 04th of June and my last day in the office is coming up rather swiftly!!! I’ve got my tickets, I’ve got my Visa and no, all my bags are not packed yet, but with each day...

Citizen Science: your contribution to science

Babalwa Mqokeli
21 May 2014

Ever heard of BiRP,CWAC, SABAP, CAR, PHOWN, iSpot, NERCS or SAFRING? If so, you already know a nit about what this blog is all about – citizen science! Citizen science is a form of scientific...

My Conservation Internship experience so far

Kellyn Whitehead
13 May 2014

My name is Kellyn Whitehead and I joined the Nature’s Valley Trust team the beginning of March this year. I studied at the University of Stellenbosch where I did my undergrad BSc in Biodiversity...

A new internship arrival!

Mark Brown
9 April 2014

After some sad farewells to Nelishka, Mulatedzi and Matome over the last few weeks, it was great to welcome a new face to the team this week! Ruth Moeti is a new Groen Sebenza intern who has...

National Water Week 2014: “Water is Life”

Default Admin
2 April 2014

In South Africa, National Water Week is an initiative by the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) to raise awareness on this valuable resource. This campaign highlights the importance of water and...

2013 Eco-Schools Award Ceremony

Cindy-Lee Cloete
19 March 2014

The Eco-Schools programme is internationally managed by the Foundation of Environmental Education (FEE) in Europe and is implemented by 51 countries. In South Africa, the Eco-Schools programme was...

Living my dream during my internship

Shirley van de Voorde
17 March 2014

We asked Shirley van de Voorde, who did a 5 month volunteer internship with us at NVT, to write a guest blog on her time with us – thanks Shirley!

Shirley holding a African Black Oystercatcher...

NVT keeping close tabs on Groot Estuary Fish

Babalwa Mqokeli
14 March 2014

The Nature’s Valley Trust launched another exciting research project last week Thursday, monitoring fish in the Groot River Estuary. Initial fish surveys in the Groot River Estuary, conducted in...

My internship at NVTrust…

Nelishka Singh
28 February 2014

The Nature’s Valley Trust was an unknown organisation to me when I was applying for internships with the other environmental organisations. When I received the call for the interview with them...