Tom Knowler

Cape Peninsula Mammal Atlas Project

Conservation at Work is collaborating with MammalMap Project through Robin Colyn from NCC Environmental Services. Robin is currently updating distributional data of mammals in the Cape of Good Hope as part of his Masters degree in Conservation Ecology. Conservancies will give us a vital window into mammalian distribution within these natural landscapes. The Cape Peninsula, …

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Suurbraak Grain Farmers’ Cooperative

Conservation Agriculture Award Winner A group of emerging farmers in the Suurbraak region, in the Overberg of South Africa, are practicing conservation agriculture in new and innovative ways. The results of their farming methods are showing in their higher crop yields and their improved soil fertility. What’s more, these farmers have adopted a Conservation Management …

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A new frog and new fish discovered in the Klein Swartberg Conservancy

A conservancy is an informal conservation area comprising of like-minded landowners. These landowners have recognised that in order to protect the environment in which they live, co-operation is essential. The Caledon Swartberg Conservancy is a proud custodian of a new species of frog and fish. This once again highlights the importance of conservation to ensure …

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Simonsberg Environmental Education Centre

The new Simonsberg Environmental Education (SEE) Centre at DelVera, was developed out of the vision of the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy acting as a non-profit and and public benefit organisation, whereby the benefits to the community are accrued through environmental education, skills training and job creation. The Cape Winelands Municipality funded the initial setting up of …

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