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Is fire a key driver or destructive force?

Is fire a key driver or destructive force?

On 17 December 2019, news came that smoke had been spotted just below the lower Flower Valley border. The smoke was seen in a dense poplar tree forest, on a neighbour’s property. But with no way to enter, we had to wait it out and let it burn out towards Flower Valley Farm.

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Flower Valley’s 2018-19 annual report available

Flower Valley’s 2018-19 annual report available

The Flower Valley Conservation Trust’s annual report for 2018 - 2019 is now available. Says Executive Director, Lesley Richardson: I’ve been part of an intricate Flower Valley Conservation Trust journey. This journey has seen Flower Valley evolve and grow. What...

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Position: Field Worker (Home-based ECD programme in Baardskeerdersbos)

Position: Outdoor Assistant (live-in position)

The Trust is now advertising for the following full-time position: Outdoor Assistant (live-in position) to take responsibility for the overall garden establishment and general maintenance. Work in a team to create a pleasant and productive ‘food and discovery’ garden environment that is safe and secure for both children and visitors.

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Flower Valley’s latest news

Flower Valley’s latest news

Wildfires: We’re certainly no stranger to their devastation. In 2006, the entire Flower Valley Farm burnt to the ground. It was an experience you can’t put words to. It not only

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Wildfire in the Overberg: So what has changed?

Wildfire in the Overberg: So what has changed?

By Kirsten Watson For me, this year started like no other. We were only a few days into 2019 when we heard the news: It’s burning. Franskraal, our closest town (to Flower Valley Farm), was being evacuated. It was one of three fires burning in the Overstrand at the...

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