Reflections from an Ornithologist

Kerstin Kober
6 November 2015

It’s been a couple of weeks now that I left the beautiful Valley, and it took me really this long to digest all the great experiences and impressions I gathered during my two weeks of voluntary...

Our first Aussie!

Julia Brown
4 November 2015

An Aussie Princess Arrives in the Valley

It’s been a couple of weeks since I arrived in the Valley and wow, I have been exposed to a lot of new things! Let me tell you a bit about my self first...

Radical Raptors – a definite must!

Brittany Arendse
3 November 2015

I woke up at 4:30 am that morning, September 25th. It was dark and cold and I was sleepy and grumpy, as I pulled out of Nature’s Valley to join Mark for my first Raptor ringing experience. It...

A Hike into the Unknown

Brittany Arendse
7 August 2015

Hiking to Salt River

Today was a perfect sunny and warm winters day in Nature’s Valley, one longed for after the cold and rainy days and nights. My hiking plans have been stunted by a...

Until We Meet Again

Robin Fokker
1 July 2015

After the most amazing time of my life, it is time to say goodbye. My 5-months internship with the Nature’s Valley Trust has come to an end, but what an amazing experience it has been. I have...

African Marine Debris Summit 2015

Robin Fokker
12 June 2015


NVT at the African Marine Debris Summit

The Second African Marine Debris summit, took place from Thursday 2nd until Friday the 5th of June 2015. The Nature’s Valley Trust team, including...

Welcome Brittany!

Brittany Arendse
21 April 2015

It is late in April, my first day at a new job in the heart of Nature’s Valley. The sun is shining and I have already been on a bike ride to the lagoon. I have not ridden a bike in over 10 years...

Johan Hus Leadership Camp 2015

Robin Fokker & Yanga Manyakanyaka
26 February 2015

For their 2015 prefect leadership training experience, a class of 14 students and 2 teachers from Johan Hus primary school came to Nature’s Valley last weekend. During their excursion, we...