The Great Canoeing Misadventure
July 29, 2022July 29, 2022
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The Great Canoeing Misadventure

Sibongeleni had quite an adventure at the WP Marathon Champs tournament that took place in Cape Town, on the 7th of May.

Sibongeleni's first part of his adventure was that he was caught like a fish out of water by a nearby fisherman..

Seed smoking
June 10, 2022June 20, 2022
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Seed smoking

Seeds are first cleaned and separated by the students. The dormancy of the seeds is broken once they are smoked.

Internships at Grootbos Foundation – partnerships that create magic
March 17, 2022March 17, 2022
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Internships at Grootbos Foundation – partnerships that create magic

Grootbos Foundation values the contribution of interns like Dessi and Kirsty who bring youthful enthusiasm, brand new perspectives and a creative passion to their projects and Grootbos Foundation programmes. Grootbos Foundation welcomes interns whose research and areas of interest dovetail with our conservation and community ethos.

Let’s Rock the Boat!
November 4, 2021November 4, 2021
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Let’s Rock the Boat!

The aim was to establish a canoeing culture on the beautiful Klein River, in the village of Stanford, that would unite youths of various ages from different cultural backgrounds, through sport.

Part 2: Elim Ferricrete fynbos   Q&A with Rebecca Dames
October 7, 2021October 7, 2021
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Part 2: Elim Ferricrete fynbos Q&A with Rebecca Dames

Rebecca Dames explains why this rare and critically endangered type of fynbos is worth protecting. Join our conversation in which we asked her all about her work with Elim Ferricrete fynbos. How did you find out about the Grootbos Foundation? It’s a funny story… There was a competition in 2015 to win a night away...

Part 1: Elim Ferricrete fynbos
October 7, 2021October 7, 2021
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Part 1: Elim Ferricrete fynbos

Conservation Manager, Rebecca Dames and Conservation Director of Grootbos Foundation, Sean Privett, have been working tirelessly for the last five years to protect the last remaining 5% of Elim Ferricrete fynbos found in the world.  So what is Elim Ferricrete fynbos? Elim Ferricrete fynbos is a low-lying type of fynbos that grows in soils that...