The Disappearing Disa

Global Climate Change and What it means for the Overberg – Part 2 By Whale Coast Conservation Member Professor Michael Orren The iconic red Disa is under threat. The pride of the Cape, clinging precariously to rock faces dusted by the spray from cascading waterfalls is in danger of extinction from increasing temperatures and decreasing rainfall. Is it soon to …

Eco-Schools Award Ceremony

The Award ceremony took place on Tuesday 12 February 2013 at the Green House.  There was a good turnout of about 100 educators, learners and guests. The function was opened and the guests welcomed by Dr. Pat Miller, WCC Board member. In her short speech, she apologised on behalf of the older generation to the younger generation present for not …

Whale Coast Conservation at the National Launch of the Blue Flag Beaches

Whale Coast Conservation was once again instrumental in three Overstrand beaches achieving Blue Flag status – Kleinmond, Hawston and Grotto – the last for the 11th consecutive year. This is a tremendous achievement of which we are very proud, not least because WCC is responsible for the environmental sustainability education programme which is one of the requirements for a blue flag.  The …