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Conservancy Updates

Charitable Trust Established

Written on Jun 22, 2016.

The Kloof Conservancy Charitable Trust was recently established to create a capital base to fund the long term projects of the Kloof Conservancy. Funds donated to the trust are invested...

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3 Falls Trail Run

Written on Jun 9, 2016.

Entries for the 3 Falls Trail Run are open.  

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Minister publishes Guidelines required by NEMBA

Written on Oct 6, 2015.

On 30 September 2015 the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the Invasive Species Control Guidelines as required by the NEMBA Regulations. In terms of the regulations released in August 2014 and...

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Appeal Court Hearing – date set

Written on Oct 1, 2015.

We have been advised that a date has now been set for the Government's appeal against two of the orders in the judgment made by Judge Vahed in our case...

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DEA Introduces HOTLINE for reporting IAS

Written on Feb 4, 2015.

Good news is that the Department of Environmental Affairs has introduced a HOTLINE for all residents to use to report Invasive Alien Species (IAS) The procedure is as follows: Phone...

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Minster of Environmental Affairs Responds

Written on Feb 3, 2015.

3 February 2015 The Minister of Environmental Affairs has responded to our letter of 1 December in which we queried some of the more confusing and contradictory aspects of the...

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Leave to Appeal Granted

Written on Jan 22, 2015.

Judge Vahed today (22 January 2015) granted the State Leave to Appeal two of the five orders he made in his October judgement in the case Kloof Conservancy vs Government...

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16 January 2015 – State submits a Replying Affidavit

Written on Jan 17, 2015.

On 16 January the State submitted a Replying Affidavit to our Answering Affidavit for the Leave to Appeal Hearing which is scheduled for Thursday 22 January. For details see: Enforcement...

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Minister Appeals Judgment

Written on Dec 22, 2014.

On 19 December 2014 the Minister of Environmental Affairs served Notice of Application to Appeal 2 of the 5 orders made by Judge Vahed in his 24 October judgment. Click...

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Mayor’s Award for River Health Project

Written on Dec 13, 2014.

Kloof Conservancy’s Molweni River Health Schools Project was last night (12 December 2014) awarded the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Biodiversity Category at a function at the ICC. The project involves...

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