Creatures of the forest

Creating future forest eco-systems through the reforestation program of Trees for Tourism, is not only about trees. Forest eco-systems provide essential shelter and food for a plethora of creatures of all kinds. Many animal and bird species depend on indigenous forest and woodland as their only viable habitat. The further the –presently three- reforestation sites[…]

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Reforestation is Rehabilitation

The Reflections Eco Reserve near Wilderness plants indigenous trees in clearings close to alien trees in order for the young indigenous trees to be protected against wind and harsh midday sun. When the indigenous trees have reached a certain maturity and independence, the alien trees are felled. Farm 215 Private Nature Reserve in the Overberg[…]

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Why Reforest ?

We are losing our forests in a rapid pace and the consequences are dire. As the World Resources Institute concludes : “Over the past 150 years deforestation has contributed to an estimated 30% of the atmospheric build-up of CO2. Deforestation is also a significant driving force behind the loss of genes, species and critical eco-systems.[…]

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