Thursday, 28 October 2021
Trip report: Repeat photography trip to Tygerberg Nature Reserve

On 18 May 2021, Prof. Timm Hoffman and Hana Petersen joined colleagues from CoCT and CPUT at Tygerberg Nature Reserve to discuss the use of repeat photography in monitoring vegetation recovery.

Publication Date:
Mon, 31 May 2021 - 12:45
Mapping the fire on Table Mountain that destroyed the Plant Conservation Unit

Research associate Dr Zander Venter, who is currently based in Norway, has developed a sliding tool using Google Earth Engine to visualise the extent of the uncontrolled Table Mountain fire that began on 18 April 2021.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 14:15
PCU offices on fire
Fire causes loss of the Plant Conservation Unit offices and photographic collections

We are heartbroken to report that the uncontrolled fire on Table Mountain on 18 April 2021 has resulted in the complete loss of the Plant Conservation Unit offices, along with irreplaceable collections of photographs.

Publication Date:
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 10:00
Trip report: Drilling in Orange Kloof Valley

A group of palaeoecologists from the PCU Paleoecology Lab had a very successful trip to the Orange Kloof Valley in February 2021 to collect a very impressive sediment core.

Publication Date:
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 11:15