In The Field

New conservation projects announced

TMF is pleased to announce the funding of 14 new conservation projects located throughout the Cape Floristic Region (CFR). We congratulate the new recipients and look forward to working with them over the next three years, as together we protect and restore the rich biodiversity...

Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI)

In this month’s #TMFInTheField we introduce you to The Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI). The SCLI is all about enlarging the Southern Cape conservation footprint, by creating weed-free corridors and landscapes. Through the establishment of working relationships between landowners and land managers, who have an interest...

Elgin’s shared secret: The Groenlandberg

The concept of nature as a shared resource is seldom heartily embraced like it is in Elgin’s Groenlandberg Conservancy. Built around a patchwork of various, private tracts of land, this growing movement is the result of a collective of forward-thinking landowners with shared values in...

New small grant facilities

TMF are pleased to announce the funding of eight new small grant facilities located throughout the Cape Floristic Region. These small grant facilities will support the inclusion of new entrants to the conservation sector through funding, mentoring and managing of small grant beneficiaries from their...

TMF In the Field: Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust

The Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust is undertaking a unique way to secure the long-term conservation of Critically Endangered Renosterveld remnants on privately-owned land. Funding from TMF has enabled them to take a novel approach to new levels of biodiversity stewardship, ensuring that hundreds of hectares...

Women’s Month: TMF’s fearless female trio

In keeping with Women’s Month, I spent some time ‘behind the scenes’ at the Table Mountain Fund HQ, where I learned a bit more about the dynamic female trio that manages and coordinates the Fund and its projects on a daily basis. The fast-evolving world...

Reconnecting the youth with nature

In this week’s #TMFInTheField we introduce you to the Greater Cederberg Biodiversity Corridor Small Grant funded project “Reconnecting the youth with nature”. The project team believe that sustainable conservation of natural resources and the fulfilment of the lives and potential of young people will only...