Post Tagged with: "Blaauwberg Nature Reserve"


Another Eland, and Plans, for Reserve

16th Mar 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The last of eight eland was released into the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve last week. Seven more eland were introduced to the 2000 ha reserve in December 2016, and again in February, this year. 8 Eland, 5 hartebeest “Thus far, eight eland and five hartebeest have been reintroduced,” says the City’sRead More

“We’re not Poachers! We’re Hikers!”

“We’re not Poachers! We’re Hikers!”

9th Mar 2017 at 1:14 pm 1 comment

No need to get upset if you see a crowd of people walking through the dunes opposite Eerste Steen Resort outside Melkbosstrand tomorrow night. The 30-odd young hikers will be escorted by a senior conservation officer from the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve. According to Elzette Krynauw the group will leave EersteRead More

A new chapter starts for this eland. Photos: Blaauwberg Nature Reserve

Hello, World!

2nd Dec 2016 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

This eland’s body language said it all. It looked raring to go upon its release into the unspoilt Blaauwberg nature reserve yesterday morning. Jacques Küyler, Biodiversity Area Co-ordinator for the reserve, was as happy as the eland. He described the arrival of the majestic animal as “truly a historic moment”.Read More

‘Vandal’ in Psych Ward

‘Vandal’ in Psych Ward

23rd Jul 2016 at 11:02 am 0 comments

A man suspected of vandalising the viewing deck at Kelpbaai in the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve has been admitted to Somerset Hospital’s psychiatric ward. The man was apprehended by Melkbosstrand police at the viewing deck. He allegedly damaged four of the hand rails, two side rails, two steps and a signboardRead More



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