Other Conservation Organisations

AGRED – African Gamebird Research and Development.

AGRED’s guiding principle is to perpetuate the natural African heritage through sustainable utilisation of gamebirds in a manner that benefits rural communities and the sport of shooting, while meeting the highest standards of conservation management.

African Indaba.

The E-Newsletter for hunter-conservationists and all people who are interested in the conservation, management and the sustainable use of Africa’s wild natural resources.

Agricultural Research Council.   The primary mandate of the ARC is to promote Agriculture and Industry, to contribute to a better quality of life; and to facilitate and ensure resource conservation.

Biodiversity Forum – eThekwini.

The Biodiversity Forum provides an excellent opportunity for like-minded individuals to share information and express ideas around biodiversity and the conservation and management thereof. It also serves as an arena to showcase good practice, share examples of important and interesting biodiversity-related projects and opens up opportunities for networking and collaboration between organisations, allowing for their work to be enhanced and strengthened through the establishment of partnerships.

BotSoc – Botanical Society of South Africa.

Committed to the conservation of a unique wild flower heritage.

Bushbaby S.O.S.

Bushbaby S.O.S. has done everything in its power to help preserve the lives of the Craigavon Bushbabies. Bushbaby SOS has been incorporated into the Klein Jukskei Conservancy’s umbrella and together we will continue the fight to save their future as well as enhance the lifestyle in the Gauteng area.

EWT – Endangered Wildlife Trust.

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is dedicated to conserving threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa to the benefit of all people.


FreeMe exists to rescue, rehabilitate and release Orphaned, abandoned, injured and displaced indigenous birds, mammals and reptiles.

Mount Moreland Conservancy – Objectives:

  • To protect, improve and preserve the quality of the Mdloti river and surrounding wetlands environment including the fauna and flora within the area of the conservation.
  • To monitor all present and future development in the area
  • To foster co-operation and sound relationships within the community and land owners towards a healthier environment
  • To initiate and promote self-education and community awareness in the understanding and concept of conservation
  • To liaise and affiliate with similar organizations locally, nationally and internationally
  • To establish, raise and administer funds for the pursuit and implementation of these objectives

NACSSA – National Association of Conservancies/Stewardship of South Africa.

To promote stewardship of natural resources at a community level.


This site provides information about plants native to southern Africa and related topics.

SANBI – South African National Biodiversity Institute.

The South African National Biodiversity Institute is responsible for exploring, revealing, celebrating and championing biodiversity for the benefit and enjoyment of all South Africans.

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Scorpions.   Scorpion research.

Spider Club of South Africa.

Our aim is to encourage and develop an interest in arachnids, including spidersscorpionssolifugeswhipspidersharvestmen and pseudo scorpions, and to promote this interest and the study of these animals by all suitable means.

The African Conservation Foundation.

Linking people and conservation.

The Enviropaedia.

A-Z of Green Topics – short factual explanations.
Environmental challenges – broad overview perspectives.
Controversial Issues – exploring conflicting values and viewpoints.

The Federation of Southern African Flyfishers.

To be the strongest, most respected, always consulted voice representing the best interests of all flyfishers, all fly fishing species and all fly fishing environments in our region to ensure that fish and the environment we fish in are protected by appropriate legislation, efficiently managed, maintained in pristine condition and used to their fullest potential and best advantage.

The Indigenous Bulb Association of South Africa.

Our Vision:

  • To conserve our unique bulb heritage in habitat for future generations.
  • To establish an unique South African bulb growing culture rooted in an appreciation and passion for our natural species.
  • To broaden the interest of the South African public in our local bulbs.

Tree Society of South Africa.

The Society compiles checklists of species while on outings and draw attention to any rare plants as well as to invasive exotics. Specimens collected would be deposited in recognised herbaria, thereby building the archive of scientific knowledge on plant species.

The Society has since its inception aided the School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, of the University of the Witwatersrand, in offering courses on tree identification.

WESSA – Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa.

We focus on the sustainable and equitable management of our natural resource base by building society’s environmental sensitivity and competence by calling to, and working with, communities and individuals to move from current to more sustainable action. Our mission to promote public participation in caring for the Earth is expressed in the diverse and dynamic collaborative partnerships that WESSA creates to enable its work. Working within the vital sectors of water, biodiversity, energy and waste, WESSA is a preferred project implementer nationally, regionally and internationally.

WWF South Africa – World Wildlife Fund aims to:

  • Conserve the biodiversity assets (endangered wildlife, species, habitats and ecosystems) of South Africa
  • Ensure natural ecosystems and their services are appropriately valued and integrated into sustainable development
  • Play a leading role among developing countries in addressing the risks and opportunities associated with climate change
  • Improve the livelihoods of communities who are most directly dependent on natural resources through better environmental practices
  • Ensure that South African consumers have the knowledge to influence appropriate environmental practice from the private and public sectors
  • Instil a culture of environmental responsibility in Business and Industry (including agriculture, fishing and mining)
  • Advocate for government policies incorporating sound environmental principles that promote, maintain and enhance biodiversity and ecological services
  • Increase environmental skills and capacity among current and future leaders

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