International Tiger Day 2019

Faye Hudson
24 July 2019

“The Tiger Who Came To Tea”

(‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’ is a well-known and well-loved children’s book from Britain. The author, Judith Kerr, died aged 95 in May this year. The book...

Beautiful Ocean Encounters, Fun and Hard Work

Saskia Schmole
22 July 2019

Before I even left Germany, to start my internship with Nature's Valley Trust, I struggled for 6 months to get the 5 months visa and I spent a lot of energy, time and money on it. So, all I could...

I Left a Boy and Came Back a Man

Ri Galway
2 July 2019

Natures Valley Trust is not just an organisation, but an embodiment of hard work and dedication that can only be created by the kind of people that reside within its local community. Before I...


Elelwani Makhuvha
4 June 2019

Spoilers to my former self

Firstly I’d like to commend you for making this brave decision to come here, your courage and sense of adventure amazes me (well amazes you, same thing).


“Every Breath You Take…”

Faye Hudson
4 June 2019



Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths...

PARADISE - 2 week at NVT

Craig Bradbury
2 May 2019

Before I got to the valley

I flew from Birmingham (UK) via Dubai to Johannesburg - Jan 22nd. I spent 6 weeks living with my cousin, in Tarleton - about 2 hours drive from the airport OR Tambo. ...

World Earth Day 2019 - In Your Hands

Craig Bradbury
24 April 2019

"The continuation of our civilisations, and the natural world upon which we depend, is in your hands." Sir David Attenborough.

Earth Day has been celebrated annually - 22nd April, since 1970.

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World Whale Day 2019 – Giants of the Ocean

Caitlin Kensett Smith
20 February 2019

Humback Whale Photo credit: Dr. Gwen Penry

Did you know, the largest animal to ever live on earth is the Blue Whale. It is so massive that their tongue alone can weigh as much as an elephant,...

World Environmental Education Day 2019

Jackson Werts
28 January 2019

In a world that caters to the needs of a constantly growing population, the environment rarely comes first; every day more urban areas arise, and more rural areas are developed. Environmental...

Penguin Awareness Day 2019

Jackson Werts
18 January 2019

With the approach of January 20th, the conservation community is celebrating Penguin Awareness Day. Before I get into penguin awareness, I would like to just explain the importance of all...

From Crawfish to Mosquito fish

Olivia Saacke
6 December 2018

After leaving Natures Valley a little over a week ago, I already miss waking up to the sound of birds outside my window, swimming in the estuary, the zebra fudge squares from Nature’s Way...