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Meet our new SMA Project Manager, Ross Kettles

Meet our new SMA Project Manager, Ross Kettles

The Nuwejaars Wetlands SMA has a new project manager to help design and implement a range of exciting ventures. Conservationist and a former game reserve warden, Ross Kettles has been appointed to the

Nature’s solutions to the Overberg air pollution

Nature’s solutions to the Overberg air pollution

Yes, even the Overberg countryside has to deal with air pollution threats. Our district may offer wide, open spaces and colourful landscapes. Still, many industries operating here make our air a little less clean.

Tracking down the source of the Nuwejaars River

Tracking down the source of the Nuwejaars River

How do you find the exact sources of the Nuwejaars River – the namesake of our conservation area? It’s not all that easy – as we found out. Researchers have highlighted one of …

The 2 bird species we’re still tracking

The 2 bird species we’re still tracking

Two bird species are yet to be seen in Overberg 150km Challenge this year. And now we need your help to find them in the Overberg – before the year-end.

Our 2017/18 annual report is available now

Our 2017/18 annual report is available now

For the SMA, it’s been vital to better understand our secretive and complex natural systems. And to then see how our conservation efforts are helping to improve …

15 years later: How we remain on-point

15 years later: How we remain on-point

And so we’re taking a moment to take stock of the achievements of the past 15 years. And to ensure our mandate still continues to meet national and international …

The good and the bad of the drought

The good and the bad of the drought

The Nuwejaars’ thirsty wetlands are enjoying some relief. After months are drought, the recent rains have helped to replenish many of the dry lakes and river.

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