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30 years of protecting Blue Cranes

30 years of protecting Blue Cranes

The Overberg Crane Group has just turned 30 years old! In October 1991, CapeNature teamed up with local Overberg farmers – to deal with the increasing threat to Blue Crane populations, by establishing the Overberg Crane Group (OCG).

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Binoculars for birding: What the experts use

Binoculars for birding: What the experts use

Birders are only as good as their tools – in particular, their binoculars. A decent set of binoculars is vital to help a birder spot those tiny tell-tale traits, to help you know your Yellow canary from your Brimstone canary

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Overberg birds on the move as the climate changes

Overberg birds on the move as the climate changes

Many species – including bird species – are already on the move in the Overberg district as the climate changes. Now it’s up to us to protect these areas that species are moving into, to reduce the likelihood of extinctions.

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A bad day for Blue Cranes: The impact of fences

A bad day for Blue Cranes: The impact of fences

In the Overberg’s agricultural landscape, fences are a common sight. But while they play an important role in managing livestock, there’s a flip side to them. In the past two weeks, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and Overberg Crane Group

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