I AM WATER Opens the Soul of the Blue

I AM WATER can be considered a movement rather than a foundation. I AM WATER aims to protect the only true untamed wild left, the ocean. Yet they are aware that conservation is more than telling people to stop throwing rubbish into … Continued

Talking about conservation

So I attended Conversations in Conservation at Fairy Knowe in Wilderness. And I’m so glad I did! It was informative, inspiring and interesting. Some of the highlights for me were: Gabriel Scholtz (Working For Water– Invasive clearing and the SANPARKS … Continued

#FireGrazer 2 Art/Science veldfire

‘Locust and Grasshopper’ at Nirox Sculpture Park, 20 May 2017 On 20 May 2017 Hannelie Coetzee will direct the second Art/Science #FireGrazer performance (see the first >>) at the NIROX Sculpture Park, in partnership with University of the Witwatersrand scientists … Continued

Spekboom planting at Samara

Author: Bradley Dennis from Samara Using the Spekboom as a Carbon Sink Spekboom is a small tree shrub that grows naturally in the Karoo. Widespread across the country today, it is found in most gardens and urban areas. Spekboom is … Continued

(Re)connect with nature in Platbos forest!

Greenpop is doing it again! Join them for Combining tree-planting with music, community building and fun activities! (Read about last year’s Friends Fest / Read what Matthew Koehorst wrote about Greenpop’s Reforest Fest in Zambia) Greenpop launches its 7th annual … Continued

Edible Forest Workshop in Wilderness

On 12 November 2016 I joined for a Food Forest Gardening workshop, facilitated by Matthew Koehorst from Six Kingdoms Project and permaculture designer Sean Spender.

Environmental Education & Community Planting Days with Greenpop in Zambia

This is the second post in a three-part feature about the Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action, by Matthew Koehorst (read the introduction) Environmental Education: Greenpop runs fun and engaging environmental education experiences for children in schools in Livingstone. In 2016, … Continued