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 …

Information About Earth Hour 2014

The big WCC event in March is Earth Hour. Diarise 29 March for Earth Hour celebrations at Fisherman’s Village in Hermanus.  Entertainment will include an all-day market turning into a unique “Market by Moonlight”. Buskers, singers, dancers and other artists will perform during the day. The headline concert will start at 7 pm, culminating in the ‘earth hour’ highlight between …

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 …

How Green Is Our House?

Whale Coast Conservation is not just talking green, we have gone green. Our new home on the R43, between Hawston and Vermont, called the Green House, is going green with sustainable off-grid technology.  We have 18 photovoltaic panels that produce most of our electricity, especially on sunny days. In addition there are 3 horizontal axis wind turbines on the roof and …

“There’s no such thing as a ‘No’ letter” – words of wisdom from Frank Julie

On 18 and 19 October Whale Coast Conservation hosted a workshop conducted by Frank Julie on how to become a sustainable NGO. All WCC staff, member organisations and other non-profits were invited to attend the workshop which, by all accounts, changed a lot of mind sets of those who were privileged to attend and benefit from Frank’s down-to-earth wisdom and …