Report on the Hermanus Flower and Eco Fair

If it’s time for the Flower and Eco Fair, it must be time for foul weather. This year proved no exception. But the hardy folk of Hermanus braved rain and wind to see the magnificent display of fynbos by the Hermanus Botanical Society in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. The theme for the floral display was the pollinators, and interesting facts …

Two More Successful Energy Expos in Hermanus

Whale Coast Conservation brought its sustainable energy road show – funded by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund – to two more Hermanus schools. Zwelihle Primary hosted the Expo on Friday 20th and Hermanus High was the venue on Monday 23rdJuly. Zwelihle Primary School premises were perfect – modern and well-managed. The whole school participated with enthusiasm, from Grade R all …

What is a Patch of Fynbos Worth?

Summary of a talk to the Hermanus Botanical Society by Anina Lee and Sheraine van Wyk The Hermanus Botanical Society’s annual Soup-and-Sherry evening took place on Friday 20 July. Anina Lee, Whale Coast Communications Manager, and Sheraine van Wyk, WCC Environmental Education Manager, were the guest speakers. The topic was the sustainability of Fernkloof Nature Reserve in the face of …

Energy Expo at Hermanus High

Monday 23 July 2012 14h00 – 18h00                             The Energy Expo has landed. Whale Coast Conservation’s travelling sustainable energy expo, funded by a grant from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, has reached Hermanus. This is the slickest, most entertaining, highly educational show in town. First it …

MT Pleasant Energy Expo

On Tuesday 19 June Whale Coast Conservation brought their educational road show, made possible by a grant from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, to Mt Pleasant Primary. Mr Hull, principal of the school, graciously hosted the event and welcomed the opportunity for his learners to be exposed to the message of sustainable use of energy. Learners from the senior …

Gansbaai Energy Road Show

30 MAY 2012 Bravo Gansbaai! What a pleasure it was to visit such a vibrant community. Whale Coast Conservation brought its sustainable energy roadshow – funded by Lotto – to Gansbaai on Wednesday 30 May.  The expo was enthusiastically hosted by Laerskool Gansbaai in their school hall, and that enthusiasm was the keynote for the entire day. Each class visited …

Sustainable Energy Road Shows

How sustainable is our energy use and can we really make a difference? Whale Coast Conservation is bringing its traveling Energy Expo – funded by a grant from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund – to various venues in the Overberg. It’s free to all and everyone is invited to come and find out more about energy, how you can …