Category: Press Releases

The importance of trees – Milkwood forest edition
7 November 20227 November 2022
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The importance of trees – Milkwood forest edition

The iNaturalist App is a social platform which uses the principles of citizen science to survey biodiverse species from nature, update distribution maps, and build enthusiasm for nature conservation amongst ordinary people.

iNaturalist App
22 August 202222 August 2022
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iNaturalist App

The iNaturalist App is a social platform which uses the principles of citizen science to survey biodiverse species from nature, update distribution maps, and build enthusiasm for nature conservation amongst ordinary people.

The Great Canoeing Misadventure
29 July 202229 July 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
10 June 202220 June 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
17 March 202217 March 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!
4 November 20214 November 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.

Spaces for Sport – the safe haven for youth who love playing sports
22 October 202122 October 2021
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Spaces for Sport – the safe haven for youth who love playing sports

Spaces for Sport is a perfect example of collaboration at its best. Bring together a dream team made up of a local municipality, an international sports organization and a Non Profit Company, add a sprinkle of investment and perfect timing, and hey presto!  You’ve got yourself a state-of-the-art sports facility destined to change the lives...

Part 2: Elim Ferricrete fynbos   Q&A with Rebecca Dames
7 October 20217 October 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...

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