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Invasive plants making a comeback - we need to act now

Landowners need to wake up to the growing threat of invasive alien plants In many ways, the recent fires raging through the Garden Route, and specifically Plettenberg Bay, Knysna and Brenton (as well as Still Bay), did the environment a favour,…
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Wonder Women

By Leah Moodaley Face to face with two of the Knysna Inferno’s female firefighters. Johanna Nicolaai and Charlene Taylor work as firefighters under the jurisdiction of Knysna Municipality. With Charlene in Sedgefield and Johanna in Knysna,…
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Update about asbestos in the Garden Route

An Accredited Asbestos Inspection Authority was appointed by Eden District Municipality to assess all the 1197 confirmed structures that were destroyed or damaged by the recent fire disaster in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. The purpose of the…

Update on Garden Route Rebuild initiative

7 August 2017 - The Garden Route Rebuild (GRR) initiative has recorded significant progress since its establishment two weeks ago. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (7 August 2017) released an update on the work of…

Rare butterfly loses home too

Article by Aron Hyman and Bobby Jordan A BUTTERFLY that was found exclusively on a few hectares of land on the western bank of the Knysna Heads, has had its habitat wiped out by the fire. But the Brenton Blue itself may yet rise from the…