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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...

Monitoring alien activity…

Babalwa Mqokeli
20 February 2014

What are Mosquito fish?

Gambusia affinis commonly known as Mosquito fish is a type of fish species that originates from the eastern and southern United States river systems. In the early 1900s...

WWF-SA & NVT… an interns’ perspective

Babalwa Mqokeli
14 February 2014

The Environmental Leaders Programme is an initiative from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-SA) to support the development of young graduates, like myself, in the environmental sector. There is...