Community Farm Cited as Conservation Business Flagship
Never has the cry been so persuasive and authoritative. Government must now act on the very real business opportunities that Conservation offers rural communities, especially land claimants occupying suitable wildlife land. For too long, decision-makers have equated conservation and wildlife as anti-development and therefore been accorded a relative backseat.
18 years on the Sokhulu Mussel Harvest Project Thrives
What began with a single programme to control the harvesting of mussels has leapfrogged into an entire community programme that speaks to the wise harvesting of all sea resources along the KZN coastline.
Sleep is a luxury for rangers guarding our parks. The rhino war might rage and the statistics mount. But hidden from view are those driven, day in and day out, to hold it all together. Regardless of everything, they patrol, confront, pursue and persuade. They and their feats are largely unknown.
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (Ezemvelo) has started implementing a suite of projects to the value of R26.8 million as part of the Rhino Protection Programme, funded by the Dutch and Swedish postcode lotteries grant to Peace Parks Foundation.
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s Principal Planner Jenny Longmore is widely considered a living monument to the wellbeing of this province’s wildlife species and ecological systems. So much so that she’s considered one of South Africa’s leading bio-diversity and environmental impact assessment (EIA) planners. After ‘Ezemvelo’ awarded her its ‘Scientific Services Award’ at its Staff Excellency function late last year (2013), the praise and adjectives from all quarters rained down: Brave, determined, untiring, driven…
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