Affinity Members

of the Kogelberg Biosphere


"Know that the world sees the work you are doing here, as part of this biosphere – and is looking to learn from our experiences on creating a sustainable future for people and nature." - Mike du Toit, Chair

Thank you for joining us


Arabella Country Estate

Kleinmond Natuurbewarings-vereniging


Hangklip Conservancy 

OUR philosophy

Members agree to adhere to the philosophy of the Kogelberg Biosphere. We are a biosphere and our focus is on finding local solutions to global challenges, as set out in the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme. The goal is to create a sustainable future for people and for nature in our area. Here’s more on what we’re about.


We are a not-for-profit company and a public benefit organisation. All funds raised therefore go to meeting our motto: Nature for Life.

We can provide 18A tax exemption certificates to donors.
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Wetlands and strategic water sources

Wetlands and strategic water sources

Our Kogelberg Biosphere water systems are a delicate web of wetlands, rivers, dams and aquifers. These components are constantly in flux, and interact with one another in complicated ways. If the 2018 drought taught us anything, it’s that fresh and clean water

Restoring our threatened fynbos through partnerships

Restoring our threatened fynbos through partnerships

Invasive alien clearing in the Kogelberg Biosphere is gaining momentum. Currently we have two teams working for the Kogelberg Biosphere, removing invasive plants off some of our Critically Endangered vegetation.

You can take the next step, to become a member of the Kogelberg Biosphere.

JOIN HERE | And remember to include us in your social media posts, by using the hashtag: #BiosphereLiving.