Women in Conservation

Women’s Month: Amauree Jansen van Vuuren

Research plays a crucial role in our ongoing conservation work and we are therefore proud to be supporting a young conservationist through TMF’s Grootbos Foundation Small Grants Facility. Amauree Jansen van Vuuren, has undertaken a research project looking at Renosterveld browser behaviour as part of...

Women’s Month: Sarah Niemand

Our #WomenInConservation are all inspiring, driven and passionate individuals, who each have unique stories to tell. Sarah Niemand, leader of the Blinkwaters Co-op in Buffeljasbaai is one such woman. Buffeljasbaai, a small community located 15 minutes from Pearly Beach in the Overberg Region, is home...

Women’s Month: Princess Kutuka

Here at the Table Mountain Fund, our Small Grant Facilities hold a very special place in our hearts. These community driven projects have, over the years, achieved some incredible outcomes both in terms of on-the-ground conservation work AND social upliftment. For the remainder of Women’s...

New Trustee: A warm welcome to Lisa Plit

A warm welcome to Lisa Plit, who will be joining the Table Mountain Fund Board as a new Trustee. Lisa is passionate about the environment, and has been since her first visit to the Kruger National Park as a young child. It was this passion...

Women in Conservation

By Mahlatse Mapheto Environment and Society are not mutually exclusive and in most cases environmental concerns arise from inconsistencies within the broader social matrix. As a social scientist, I never thought I would ever find myself in the conservation sector because in my mind I always...