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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.

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25 January 2019

FoBCA Newsletter - January 2019

FoBCA NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2019A hearty welcome to 2019 to everyone! We trust our FoBCA members have returned from their holidays fully refreshed and ready to embark on new beginnings. This year promises to be an exciting one, and I hope we will see a lot of our members at our various events and…
17 October 2018
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Green Coast Status!

The Blaauwberg Nature Reserve was awarded the first WESSA Green Coast award in South Africa in September 2018. The Friends of BCA and the City of Cape Town are the implementing partners and have ensured that the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve have met all the WESSA Green Coast criteria. Blaauwberg…


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