Garden Route Fires 2017, Knysna fires 2017, knysna rises

Garden Route fires: team visits to assess rehabilitation funding applications

A team of ten people - including quantity surveyors, project managers, environmental consultants, and engineers - is currently working in the Garden Route to assess applications for grant funding in the wake of the storms and fires that tore…
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Statistics of the Knysna Inferno

From 7 to 12 June 2017, a devastating fire destroyed huge tracts of land and infrastructure in and around Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, burning down formal and informal housing, and claiming seven lives. The Knysna Inferno is regarded as one…

Here’s a novel way to help the Garden Route recover: Go there and ‘do’ tourism

Article by Tokozile Xasa Extract:- “This past week I learnt the people in Knysna [and Plettenberg Bay] are as tough and resilient as the indigenous fynbos that put the “garden” into the world-famous Garden Route. Following the devastating…