De Mond Nature Reserve – Home to the Damara Tern
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Managed by CapeNature, the little known De Mond Nature Reserve lies along the southern Cape coastline almost halfway between Arniston and Struisbaai. The Heuningness River that bisects the reserve widens here before entering the sea, forming a tranquil lagoon that is popular with fishermen and birdwatchers and on clear weather days has an almost tropical feel to it that will … Read More

Fire & Fynbos
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Fire season is on hand, as has just been witnessed by the fires that have been raging across the peninsula from Signal Hill through to Fish Hoek. While these fires are devastating and place human life and property at risk, it must be remembered that the Fynbos vegetation needs regular burning for its persistence.   The smoke from these fires … Read More