Dibanisa Lesson 2: Green Futures

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 7th August 2012
Last week's lesson took place at Green Futures on Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. Due to the lovely sunny day,

3rd Dibanisa Group for 2012 Kicks Off!

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 30th July 2012
Last Friday saw the start of the 3rd Dibanisa group for 2012! This term we have a group of Grade 7's from Blompark Primary School!

Growing the Future: Cob making at Koudeberg

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 23rd July 2012
Dianne taught the ladies how to use a cob for building. Cob is a building material made up of clay, sand, straw and water.

Happy Birthday Madiba!

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 19th July 2012
We celbrated Madiba's 94th birthday by giving back to our communities, as Nelson Mandela did for his country by spending 67 years of his life fighting for social justice and a free, democratic South Africa. People around the world are encouraged to spend at least 67 minutes doing something positive for their communities in honour of Nelson Mandela.

Video of the Week - Uilenkraal Estuary

Posted under Travel Blog by Grootbos on 18th July 2012
An early morning walk along the Uilenkraal Estuary grants one a soul enriching and almost sacred engagement with nature's exquisite species at the crack of dawn. The sun's first rays, reflected from the mountains and sea, break the day like a prism into a cacophony of colour, sound and activity. Myriads of animals - from land, sea and sky - abandon their night shelter to greet the day.

Growing the Future visits Babylonstoren

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 13th July 2012
We want to thank the Babylonstoren staff for hosting us and making us feel so welcome! Thanks to Constance-Marie and Constance for spending the whole day with us, Liesl who made sure to tell us that we would always be welcome to return, Gundula for exchanging ideas with Johan and Simoné for showing us around the property!
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