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Wild Restoration: alien clearing and riverbank restoration

Along Riviersonderend River, The Sandpit, Greyton
Greyton, Western Cape, South Africa

Date & Time:
June 10, 2023 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (Local Timezone)

Event Summary:

The Sandpit in Greyton is a unique habitat with high species diversity, linking the mountain fynbos with the alluvial plains renosterveld to the Riviersonderend riverbank. Organisations and volunteers in the area are working hard to protect and restore this area by removing invasive alien plants and actively restoring certain areas. You are invited to join in a morning of clearing and indigenous planting along the riverbank. It is a kid- and family-friendly volunteering opportunity, you will be volunteering alongside local schools and local volunteers of all ages.

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Practical Details:

If you would like to participate please email us at Please wear walking shoes, comfortable outdoor clothes, and a sunhat. Also bring warm layers and rain gear in case. Bring a water bottle, and gardening or work gloves if you have them. We will provide equipment, but if you have loppers, poppers or handsaws, trowels or gardening forks you can bring them along. It might be possible to ride share with other volunteers from Cape Town.

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