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Celebrate the uMngeni

Tomorrow some of the River Walk Team will join Andrew Fowler and the Natal Fly Fishers Club to celebrate the work they have done clearing the riparian zone of invasive plants.  Why not come along to Explore the banks of the … Continue reading

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Drizzle and Dams

Just a month or so ago, we heard reports that the Midlands water table had dropped by 60 metres!  Fortunately, it has been raining quite a lot since then, but don’t be fooled by the grey and drizzly days – … Continue reading

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You Will Be Blown Away!

You are invited to view the eighth DUCT Art Campaign at the Liberty Midlands Mall, Food Court between the 3rd and 9th November! Pre-Primary, Junior and Senior Primary and Secondary Schools from Pietermaritzburg and surrounds have submitted outstanding artwork for … Continue reading

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Our Fearless Leader – Penny Rees

DUCT and the Midlands Conservancies Forum nominated Penny Rees for the Eco-Warrior Award in the annual Enviropedia Ecologic Awards this year. Penny is admired by her peers and environmental organisations for the very important work she does, contributing to the understanding … Continue reading

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DUCT Is Greening the Future

DUCT recently won the Mail and Guardian Greening the Future award in the Community Conservation category. Kholosa Magudu, a DUCT Groen Sebenza intern, accompanied Dave Still, to the Award Ceremony held in Sandton. She writes: The M&G Greening the Future … Continue reading

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uMngeni – The Movie

The uMngeni River is an integral part of Howick life. Visitors flock to the falls, locals walk dogs along the riverside paths, children learning about river eco-systems in Umgeni Valley and fishermen try their luck in the deep pools. Howick … Continue reading

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Day 8 – The Lion and The Lily

Sunday morning is supposed to be easy (according to Lionel Richie) but here I am awake and thinking about the last stretch of this river. Only six kilometres to go but I know the twist and turns will surprise us. … Continue reading

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