Chairman Report for 2022 (AGM march 7 2023)
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Our website now also boasts a video library. Please take some time to watch the wonderful explainers by Prof Richard Cowling. Your heart and soul already know that the area is special, in his videos Richard provides you with all the factual reasons why it is so important to protect and conserve our nature areas.
FOSTER – Making a difference, investing in green
Thanks to FOSTER’s efforts over the past 30 years, our region has four well-managed nature reserves, each with unique natural and recreational features, providing residents with many services, for example recreation, nature appreciation, fire hazard reduction and (ask...
Garden trees take root in our reserves – is it climate change?
Richard Cowling In our area most people are keenly aware of alien plants and the negative impact they can have on indigenous flora and fauna. This is not surprising since the St Francis region is one of the worst areas countrywide for dense thicket of alien wattles,...
THE SHELL SHINGLE VEGETATION OF THE CAPE ST FRANCIS COAST
by Richard Cowling When walking from Surfer’s Car Park, past the Cape St Francis lighthouse and thence to the eastern reaches of Rocky Coast, you may have noticed a community of dwarf plants occupying a narrow (10-20-m band) of shell shingle immediately above the high...