An interns farewell

Chloe Brookes
14 June 2016

My six-month South African adventure has come to an end. I travelled to Plettenberg Bay to learn how to survey and monitor shorebirds but I never expected to also experience such a variety of...

World Oceans Day!

Mark Brown
8 June 2016

The theme for World Oceans Day today is "healthy oceans, healthy planet", and it encapsulates the ethos we have about our work at the Nature’s Valley Trust. So much of what we do involves...

Boats, Birds and Bellyaches

Matthew Logan
11 April 2016

At 5 we woke, down on the beach for 6, ready for action. The boat we were to spend our day on, researching wildlife abundance and ocean conditions, was ready waiting for us on the sand. Framed...

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...

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...

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...