KOGELBERG BIOSPHERE RESERVE
Nature for Life
Snares are commonly used to catch wildlife for bushmeat – even in the Western Cape, and especially in areas in the Kogelberg Biosphere
You’ll find rivers and wetlands criss-crossing the entire Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. From the larger rivers, to the tiny streams that dry up
According to Corlie Hugo, Coordinator of the KBR, invasive alien plants are a major threat in the area. “After the drought, the Western …
How do reptiles survive during the cold winter months when there is limited sun and heat for them? In South Africa reptiles don’t actually go into hibernation during the winter months as our
In the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, we really are fortunate: we’re home to a number of frog species, including the Critically Endangered Micro Frog. This is one of …
The African penguin is endemic to South-Western Africa and currently breeds in 27 localities. In the early part of the 20th century the African penguin population was over a million breeding pairs globally, but it
Once a wildfire is extinguished, you may think that it’s the end of the fire. But the impact on biodiversity and ecosystem services will continue to play out for a long time to come. Fire, for example has the
Whether you live in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, or are visiting for a while, you’re in for a hiking treat. There are many fantastic hiking trails to choose from, deep in the mountains or down at the coast.
Nature is under threat. We see it on the news, and we can see it in our own lives. One of the main reasons for this is humankind’s attitude towards nature and our natural environment.
If you live in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve region, you’re already enjoying Biosphere Life. That means you can already enjoy all that Mother Nature offers you here, in this incredibly special part of the world. MORE
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