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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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October 17, 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…
July 27, 2018
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FoBCA Member Newsletter – July 2018

1. Friends' matters • Being the eyes and ears: People often mention that Friends’ members are the eyes and ears that alert authorities about conservation matters. A good example of this is a recent event where a member of the public saw road kill on the R27 between Melkbosstrand and Bloubergstrand…

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