Flower Valley News
I don’t think it has ever been clearer: if nature works, people benefit. And when we don’t care for our natural resources (like letting invasive species overrun water sources), there are consequences.
Climbing a fynbos mountain daily, seeing wildlife up close and personal? That’s exactly what fynbos harvesting teams do every day while picking stems for the market.
Fynbos is hardy, and can withstand tough weather conditions. But a recent outing on Flower Valley Farm (the home of Flower Valley Conservation Trust) highlighted just how the current weather could be impacting on our fynbos landscape.
When the end of the school year approaches, there are mixed emotions for the children and teachers at the Early Learning Centre on Flower Valley Farm. It’s time for our Grade R children to say goodbye, before they start their primary school careers.
You may not know what Silver Brunia is – but chances are you’ve seen this pretty fynbos species in a bouquet before – especially around this time of year.
As 2017 draws to a close, the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme hosted a Milkwood Learning Workshop for ECD practitioners, governing body members and field workers at Fynbos Retreat.
Around 14.5 million stems of fynbos were picked from the wild fynbos landscapes of the Cape Floral Kingdom, and exported around the world last year alone. And each year that number grows.
CapeNature, the conservation regulatory authority in the Western Cape, has launched a digital self-service permitting system.
Flower Valley Conservation Trust is looking for a Field Control Officer to join the Alien Clearing Project in partnership with The Department of Environmental Affairs.
This GivingTuesday (Tuesday 28 November), help us secure healthy flourishing Fynbos landscapes across the Cape Floral Kingdom.