WHERE we do it
Upper Umgeni CEBA
Wildlands’ work in the uMgungundlovu District is expanding rapidly. Initiated in 2009, through the establishment of two Trees for Life project nodes (SWAPO and Sweetwaters) the initiative now has:
- The uMgungundlovu District contains the Karkloof CEBA, the Upper Umgeni CEBA and the uMsunduzi CEBA.
- Trees for Life nodes in Sweetwaters, SWAPO, Sobantu, Willowfontein Haniville, iMbali, Edendale to name a few.
- Recycling for Life has 1514 Waste-preneur collection points in numerous communties within the district.
- Pilot Food for Life project nodes in Sweetwaters, Willowfontein and SWAPO
- Wildlands recycling partnerships with 81 schools, 90 businesses and across 20 residential complexes and 12 charities.
- Varoius Restoration efforts within the district.
- The Karkloof Consolidation partnership with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, MONDI Shanduka and neighbouring landowners
- The Winterskloof Conservancy partnership, providing core funding for the conservancies’ local conservation and restoration activities
- Two Wild Series events, The Bonitas Sunday Tribune Cowan House Trail Run & MTB Challenge and The Bonitas Sunday Tribune 3 Cranes Challenge, that raise funding for local conservation initiatives.
uMgungundlovu Initiative: uMsunduzi CEBA
This is one of Wildlands’ largest CEBA footprints, with Tree-preneurs, Waste-preneurs, Food-preneurs, Bike-preneurs and Recycling activities spread across virtually every community in the uMsunduzi catchment. This work is complimented by extensive Misbelt Forest and Riparian Restoration activities ...Read more
uMgungundlovu Initiative: Upper Umgeni CEBA
The Umgeni River is KZN’s most important water source, feeding the Midmar, Albert Falls, Nagle and Inanda Dams and providing eThekwini Municipality with the majority of its fresh water. The upper catchment of the Umgeni River is heavily populated, being home to the greater Howick and Mpophomeni co ...Read more
uMgungundlovu Initiative: Karkloof CEBA
Wildlands has been working with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (EKZNW) and the Hancock family since 2009 to consolidate 3275ha of priority conservation land into the Karkloof Nature Reserve. The value of the area is in the protection of significantly large areas of “Endangered” Midlands Mistbelt Grasslan ...Read more
Ubuntu Earth – The work we do
At the heart of Wildlands work is the spirit of ‘uBuntu Earth’. uBuntu is an African term that is often translated as “I am who I am because of who we all are.” It speaks to our interconnectedness, our common humanity, goodness and the essence of being human. It says “we do not exist ...Read more