A project aimed at greening the Camdeboo National Park campsite came to fruition recently after a cash injection of more than R20 000 in the form of donations by members of the public. The project was promoted on the SANParks website over the past year and received a number of generous donations towards improving the environment for future Park visitors.
Camdeboo National Park and SANParks Honorary Rangers are calling on all members of the public interested in becoming Honorary Rangers to join them at a re-establishment meeting next week.
Camdeboo National Park, outside Graaff-Reinet, hosted nine girls from three high schools in the town to participate in its “Take a girl child to work” event last week. The Grade 11 learners spent the day in the Park learning about careers within South African National Parks (SANParks).
The rehabilitation of degraded land in Camdeboo National Park outside Graaff-Reinet is taking shape – just over a year since the project was started in April 2012.
Camdeboo National Park, outside Graaff-Reinet, spearheaded Earth Day activities in the town on Monday 22 April 2013 – encouraging environmental action in the area. This was the first time the Park joined in this international initiative by hosting its first ever border clean-up.
The 43rd anniversary of Earth Day will be celebrated in 2013. This day marks an opportunity for volunteers to initiate actions towards a sustainable future. Earth Day is a global attempt for international co-operation to address issues such as global warming, toxic waste, destruction of rainforests, expanding deserts and ocean pollution. Individuals and organisations are encouraged to use Earth Day to take environmental action in their area.
Two four-year-old buffalo bulls have been released into the Camdeboo National Park.
Children aged 8 to 14 are invited to join in on the fun-filled holiday programme being hosted at the Camdeboo National Park from Monday 10 to Friday 14 December. As it has been in the past, this programme is guaranteed to be one of the best options for parents hoping to keep the youngsters entertained.
South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Wilderness Foundation hosted an information sharing Open Day on the planned Mountain Zebra – Camdeboo Corridor Project, at the Marlow Agricultural School Clubhouse in Cradock on Tuesday, 20 November 2012.
Camdeboo National Park, together with Working for Water, spent some time with two Graaff-Reinet schools recently. The purpose was to educate Grade 8 learners on the importance of trees in the ecosystem, and to plant some trees on the school premises.
Camdeboo National Park recently played host to approximately 100 people working on programmes as part of its Biodiversity and Social Projects (BSP). The theme of the day was ecology, and how everything in nature is dependent on each other in order to survive.
Tons of fun awaits kids who sign up for the upcoming Camdeboo National Park holiday programme.
The Open Day held in Graaff-Reinet on 16 May to provide information about the Mountain Zebra - Camdeboo Corridor Project has clarified the aims and scope of the project for those who attended.
A donation by the Graaff-Reinet Bird Club has brightened up the Camdeboo National Park’s Khwalimanzi Hide which is situated in the Game Viewing Area.
Birders on the Camdeboo National Park’s recent birding weekend were delighted to witness a rare bird – the Village Indigobird – in amongst the sightings of more commonly-seen bird species.
There was an air of awe and wonder as, for the first time ever, locals were able to experience the world-renowned Valley of Desolation by night on 9 March.
Birders can enjoy exploring on foot and trips through less-visited areas of the Camdeboo National Park during the annual Birding Weekend from 23 to 25 March.
Camdeboo National Park, which surrounds the town of Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, will open its long-awaited Nqweba Campsite on 1 March 2012.
Children enjoyed themselves immensely on the Camdeboo National Park holiday programme, which ran smoothly and successfully over three days in early December.
In an exciting new development, environmentally-concerned visitors can now contribute to greening the Camdeboo National Park by donating trees online.
Camdeboo National Park’s People & Conservation Department has been engaging learners in meaningful interactions in the Park.
SANParks has announced that the construction of the planned camping site development in Camdeboo National Park has been temporarily delayed for reasons relating to the environmental impact application process.
Seventeen buffalo have been captured in Camdeboo National Park to reduce numbers and maintain the condition of the herd.
Camdeboo National Park will host its second Birding Weekend from Friday 5 November to Sunday 7 November 2010.