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The Blaauwberg Nature Reserve (BBNR), a unique area of approximately 2 000 ha comprising a rich mosaic of natural, cultural and historical elements, is located 25 km north of the centre of Cape Town, South Africa. It is regarded as a global biodiversity hotspot. It harbours a unique treasure of cultural historical artefacts and has the potential to become an open-air classroom which is easily accessible to millions of people in its proximity. It also provides a strategic visual link between Table Mountain and Robben Island and provides opportunities for a multitude of recreational activities.

Latest News

06 June 2019

FoBCA Newsletter 2019 No. 4

iNaturalist Global City Nature Challenge You will recall that in the last Newsletter we urged you to participate in the iNaturalist challenge on 26-29 April 2019. Well, some very good news! Cape Town won the competition on the categories that (we think) count: the most number of species – an…
25 April 2019
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FoBCA Newsletter 2019 No. 3

iNaturalist Global City Nature Challenge This event, which was mentioned in our last newsletter, is taking place this coming weekend 26-29 April 2019! There have been many articles in the media about the Global City Nature Challenge and from listening to all the talk, it sounds like Capetonians are…

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Upcoming Events

31 Aug
Two Hills Walk (Public)
Date 08:00 - 13:00
7 Sep
Botanical Walk
Date 09:00 - 12:00
28 Sep
Battle Up Blaauwberg Trail Run
Date 07:00 - 12:30
5 Oct
Botanical Walk
Date 09:00 - 12:00