Fernkloof hermanus ocean view

African Bird Club - provides a worldwide focus for African ornithology in order to encourage an interest in the conservation of the birds of the region.

African Wildlife Foundation - works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.

Agulhas Biodiversity - serves as a conservation coordination hub of the Overberg region of South Africa.

BirdLife South Africa - are the lead organisation in South Africa for anyone interested in birds, with 8,000 members in 40 branches throughout South Africa. They run national and branch programmes on conservation, education, training and awareness.

Botanical Society of South Africa - is committed to conservation of South Africa's rich floral heritage and promotes the awareness of this resource by supporting the National Botanical Gardens of South Africa.

Cape Nature - conserving the unique natural heritage resources of the Western Cape.

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) - aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.

Endangered Wildlife Trust - is dedicated to the task of conserving the diversity of plant and animal species in Southern Africa. The Trust seeks to achieve its mission by conducting a program of research, awareness and conservation action.

Geoffrey Andrew's Plant Names Explained - an anthology of the derivation of the botanical names of plants in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve and Vogelgat Private Nature Reserve.

Hermanus History Society - works towards becoming the premier source of information concerning the history of the greater Hermanus area.

Overberg Crane Group - it is really unique that a species that was listed as highly endangered on the international Red Data list could increase its numbers in a man-made habitat. This says a lot for the Western Cape farming community.

Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust - saving one of the world's threatened habitats near the southern-most tip of Africa. 

Phillipskop Mountain Reserve - on the slopes of the Klein River Mountains just outside Hermanus - hiking trails, rock art, fynbos.

PlantzAfrica.com - information about plants native to southern Africa and related topics.

Platbos Forest Reserve - Africa's most southern indigenous forest, situated near Gansbaai.

South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) - is responsible for exploring, revealing, celebrating and championing biodiversity in this country.

South African National Parks (SANPARKS) - information about South African National Parks.

Vogelgat Nature Reserve - the reserve constitutes 600 ha, with 35km of hiking trails overlooking Walker Bay. 900 plant species have their home in Vogelgat.

Whale Coast Conservation - passionately lives by its slogan “caring for your environment”.

World Wide Fund for Nature - South Africa - has become one of the world’s largest and most effective independent organisations dedicated to the conservation of nature.

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