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Plant a tree at Platbos indigenous forest Africa´s ...

2021-7-18  When you make a donation to plant a treeat Platbos, you are helping to conserve and extend the biodiversity of the forest. For when you plant a tree at Platbos, you are sponsoring a square metre of forest canopy and the myriad of life formsthat

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Plant a tree at Platbos indigenous forest

2021-7-18  Click here to open the form to sponsor a tree at Platbos. Trees cost R150.00. The forest greeting card (optional) costs R50.00 (including postage). Planting trees is one way to offset your carbon footprint.

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Sponsor tree planting at Platbos Indigenous tree sponsor ...

2021-2-13  Trees cost R150.00 each. This includes an e-certificate with your name, tree planting record and the approximate carbon offset value. For R200.00 we will plant your Gift Tree and send a forest greeting card with a personalized message informing your chosen recipient of the tree planted for them. If you prefer to write your own message, a blank ...

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Honey Bee Suite - Plant a tree at Platbos indigenous forest

2021-2-13  The Honey Bee Suite is exclusive in that guests enjoy the privilege of having this unique and beautiful forest venue all to themselves. Platbos Forest Reserve is a private nature reserve - and although only a two hour drive from Cape Town - offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself into the heart of this wild yet gentle indigenous forest.

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Platbos indigenous forest Reforestation Project

2021-7-18  Less than 0.56% of South Africa is covered by indigenous forest; in the Western Cape this figure is even lower with only 0.05% of the Province being forested. Platbos is a unique and ancient indigenous forest that requires our active management in order to insure its long term survival.

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Platbos indigenous forest Africa´s Southernmost forest

2021-2-13  Platbos is an ancient indigenous forest situated at the foot of Africa. Described by well-known botanist and author, Professor Eugene Moll, as a "unique South African forest jewel", this is a forest that enchants and inspires all who come to visit.

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Platbos indigenous forest Forest Trail

2021-2-13  Platbos Forest is the perfect oasis from harsh coastal winds and summer sun. This is not an arduous hike - gentle gradients make it an easy trail for young and old alike to enjoy. This is a privately owned forest and the number of walkers at any one time is limited to minimize impact on the forest

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An eco getaway to the Overberg's secret: Platbos ...

2013-5-1  Plant some trees at Platbos An ancient Chinese proverb which states: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.” Here’s your ‘

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Platbos indigenous forest in the Overberg - Roxanne Reid ...

2015-8-2  Platbos Forest was a surprise in so many ways.If we hadn’t gone looking for it, we’d never have suspected it was hiding there, between the ocean and the mountains. It was 29°C when we passed through Stanford on a hot February day, so the coolness under the forest canopy was a surprise too – a very pleasant one. We stayed over at Platbos

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Platbos Indigenous Forest in Stanford, Western Cape

About Platbos Indigenous Forest. Just off the coast of Gansbaai you will find Africa's southernmost forest. Platbos is an ancient, indigenous forest that lies on the slopes of the Baviaanspoort Hills on the Grootbos Road just outside Stanford, the largest remaining fragment of the orginal Swartkransberg Forests - lowland forests of the fynbos biome.. Did you know?

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An eco getaway to the Overberg's secret: Platbos ...

2013-5-1  Plant some trees at Platbos. An ancient Chinese proverb which states: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.” Here’s your ‘now‘. If you really want to make 2013 a great ‘green’ year of heightened environmental consciousness, consider planting a tree.

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Camping, Live Music And Planting Trees In The Platbos Forest

Plant More Than Your Feet In The Platbos Forest Over the years, more than 55 000 trees have been planted during the festival. Come dig in! Get your hands dirty and immerse your roots in nature with the whole family at the Greenpop Reforest Fest in the Platbos Forest in the Overberg region.

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Platbos Forest First Car Rental

2019-2-26  Trees cost R150 each, which includes the planting of the tree on your behalf, an e-certificate with your name, a tree planting record and the approximate carbon offset value. For R200, Platbos will plant your Gift Tree and send a forest greeting card with a personalized message informing your chosen recipient of the tree planted for them.

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Plant a tree for life Brand South Africa

2014-3-4  Some plant species also help improve soil quality, helping rural communities grow better crops to feed their families. During its annual Reforest Festival at the indigenous Platbos Forest in the Western Cape, Greenpop invites tree-lovers to participate in a two-day tree planting spree. Dates for the festival will soon be released.

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Book tickets for Plant a Memorial Tree - quicket.co

2020-7-1  Your tree will be one of the beautiful slow growing species that are endemic to the Platbos Forest. These include: White Milkwood, White Stinkwood, Wild Peach, Wild Olive, Pock Ironwood, Hard Pear, Bladder Nut, and Rock Alder. About Greenpop . Greenpop is on a mission to (re)connect people with our planet. We plant trees and have fun doing it!

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South African Reforestation: Platbos Indigenous Forest ...

Once a year in the Platbos indigenous forest, a group of impassioned people comes together for a unique South African reforestation project. But it’s more than just a project. It’s a festival, a celebration, a mutual pledge for action, and a new way of looking at how we can interact with nature. The project began when Greenpop founder Misha ...

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Platbos indigenous forest in the Overberg - Roxanne Reid ...

2015-8-2  Platbos Forest was a surprise in so many ways.If we hadn’t gone looking for it, we’d never have suspected it was hiding there, between the ocean and the mountains. It was 29°C when we passed through Stanford on a hot February day, so the coolness under the forest canopy was a surprise too – a very pleasant one. We stayed over at Platbos

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Platbos Indigenous Forest in Stanford, Western Cape

About Platbos Indigenous Forest. Just off the coast of Gansbaai you will find Africa's southernmost forest. Platbos is an ancient, indigenous forest that lies on the slopes of the Baviaanspoort Hills on the Grootbos Road just outside Stanford, the largest remaining fragment of the orginal Swartkransberg Forests - lowland forests of the fynbos biome.. Did you know?

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Community Projects – Krige Tree Services

Platbos Forest The Platbos Conservation Trust. Platbos Forest is situated in the Baviaanspoort Hills on the Grootbos Road between Stanford and Gansbaai in the Overberg region of the Western Cape. Francois and Melissa Krige became the owners of Platbos at the end of 2004. Here, Francois´ passion for trees and forests finds full expression.

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Who are Melissa and Francois Krige and why Reforest Platbos?

2017-2-18  Platbos Forest Reserve: Africa’s Southernmost Indigenous Forest -by Melissa Krige Africa’s Southernmost Forest At the foot of Africa, just a little inland from the fishing village of Gansbaai, grows Platbos: a tenacious remnant of the extensive forests that once covered much of the continent. Botanist HC Taylor writes that when he first came upon Platbos Forest in 1948, he could scarcely ...

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The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second ...

At Platbos, the project is unique in that the site is an ancient indigenous forest being expanded, rather than a disturbed area being regenerated. Here in Africa’s most southernmost forest, some trees are estimated to be over 1000 years which, when experienced first-hand, gives one a true sense of the immortal nature of the work being done.

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Platbos Forest First Car Rental

2019-2-26  Trees cost R150 each, which includes the planting of the tree on your behalf, an e-certificate with your name, a tree planting record and the approximate carbon offset value. For R200, Platbos will plant your Gift Tree and send a forest greeting card with a personalized message informing your chosen recipient of the tree planted for them.

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Book tickets for Plant a Celebration Tree

2019-10-30  Your tree will be one of the beautiful slow growing species that are endemic to the Platbos Forest. These include: White Milkwood, White Stinkwood, Wild Peach, Wild Olive, Pock Ironwood, Hard Pear, Bladder Nut, and Rock Alder. About Greenpop. Greenpop is on a mission to (re)connect people with our planet. We plant trees and have fun doing it!

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Breathing new life into Platbos Forest - The Green Times

2012-9-26  School children visit Platbos to learn about the ecological importance of forests and trees. In addition, they gain practical experience of how to plant and care for trees. Each winter, Platbos donates indigenous trees for planting at local schools. “Tree Forest Appreciation Weekends” are held at the Platbos Forest Camp.

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OPINION: Trees can tell stories of our cultura... UWC

2020-7-28  Moving along to the Hermanus area, the curated forest at Platbos Indigenous Forest closeby where there is a milkwood tree thought to be at least one thousand years old. The milkwoods at Platbos are all genetically the same plant (Platbos, 2018).

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How to Help: Greenpop's Reforest Fest at Platbos Forest

2014-5-1  Melissa Krige, Platbos Conservancy. Now in its fourth year, Greenpop’s annual Reforest Fest has led to the planting of over 8000 trees, native to South Africa’s southern most indigenous forest, Platbos. This year, Greenpop have set themselves the target of doubling this figure, and aim to plant a further 8000 trees

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Greenpop launches its 7th annual Platbos Reforest Fest ...

Platbos Forest is one of the few surviving indigenous forests in South Africa, filled with ancient Milkwood trees, some of which are up to 1000 years old. However, this forest is under threat due to deforestation. Parts of the forest have been cleared, making way for invasive plant species which outcompete the indigenous tree

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Women plant trees at Princess Vlei to honour female heroes

2019-8-19  Platbos Indigenous Forest. The forum planted three Milkwood trees in honour of indigenous women such as the Khoi Princess, Sarah Baartman and Krotoa.

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Book tickets for Greenpop Platbos Reforest Family Fest 2017

2017-3-10  Greenpop Reforest Fest: Family weekend A celebration of planting and play. Are you ready forest munchkins? It’s PLATBOS time! Join us for a weekend away with the whole family and help re-plant the ancient, indigenous Platbos Forest, learn all about holistic green living, and have a TREE-mendously fun time with the young’uns!

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Platbos - where the trees whisper messages of solace

2011-5-12  Platbos is an incredible, ancient indigenous forest that just about no-one knows about. It lies off the coast of Gansbaai, on the same dirt road that takes one past Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, and a wonderful retreat called Bodhi Khaya (I know because I’ve been there).. Melissa had already telephoned us as we approach Platbos

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