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.
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...
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...
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