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Cobra Lily research study

Kellyn Whitehead
12 September 2014

Ruth and Kellyn taking some floral measurements.

At the beginning of May the NVT research team found a cobra lily, Chasmanthe aethiopica, flowering outside the office. The team decided to do...

International Marine Conservation Congress

Shirley Van de Voorde
3 September 2014

From 14-18 August the 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress was held in Glasgow, where I, Shirley Van de Voorde, gave my first presentation at a congress.

I am finally here.

On the 15th...

Fynbos forum foray

Babalwa Mqokeli
11 August 2014

It was a privilege to be able to present results from the first year of our Tsitsikamma Fynbos Research Program at the forum. Seeing the interest in our work consolidated for me the importance...

Volunteering is AWESOME!

Olivia Reddy
28 July 2014

My first impression of Natures Valley was “Wow, this place is beautiful! I can’t believe I’m going to be living here for the next month!” That was 4 weeks ago and I still can’t get over...

Fynbos Research – Red Hot Poker

Kellyn Whitehead
10 July 2014

The Nature’s Valley Trust research team has started to conduct a number of plant based research projects within Nature’s Valley Fynbos. One of the species the team is focusing on belongs to...

Birding masters and champions

Yanga Manyakanyaka
4 July 2014

The Birding Masters and Champions Program is a joint venture run by NVT and BirdLife PLettenberg Bay. The programme has been going extremely well so far! This environmental education programme was...

A volunteers experience by Elrea Appelgryn

Elrea Appelgryn
2 July 2014

I joined the NVT at the end of May for six-weeks as a volunteer after completing my MSc in Genetics at the University of Pretoria. I decided to join the NVT team in order to experience something...