Mayor’s Environmental Awards

The Mayor’s annual Evening of Excellence once again paid tribute to outstanding achievements by the people of the Overstrand. The prestigious Environmental Award and floating trophy is especially valued. Three people were honoured for their contributions to protecting the environment. Sheraine van Wyk, WCC’s Eco-Learning Manager, was honoured for her work in the educational field.     She Established the …

WCC Exploring Energy

One event you should not miss is the WCC exhibit “Exploring Energy” at the Hermanus Flower Festival from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th September. The fabulous Fernkloof Nature Reserve is the setting for the Hermanus Flower Festival which this year pays tribute to botanical explorers, both past and present. These are the people who found and named the thousands of …

Sustainabile Future Road Shows

During May we take our Sustainable Future exhibits to all 30 schools registered on the WCC Eco-Schools programme. We will visit Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus, Zwelihle/Mt Pleasant, Hawston and Kleinmond and on average 80 learners from each of 5 schools will visit the exhibit at each venue. There will be 10 interactive learning stations in the exhibition, each illustrating a sustainability …

Educational Programme For Schools: Sustainable Communities

Whale Coast Conservation has a vision for our area that all our communities will be sustainable and resilient. In the next year the Sustainability Awareness Project supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust fund will focus on sustainable communities. A sustainable community is one that is economically, environmentally, and socially healthy. To make our communities sustainable we need to look …

So ‘Who Done It’?

Friday the 30th (not the 13th) was an evening of murder, mystery, fun and a little bit of madness when WCC staged its first attempt at a murder mystery. We like to think that our efforts at entertainment were not entirely unsuccessful. The sharp questions and the way the audience entered into the spirit of the faintly ridiculous, indicated that …