DUCT News: August 2017

DUCT OFFICE HAS MOVED! After being well established in Popes Canoe Centre at 4 Edmond Place, Camps Drift, the DUCT office has moved to 240 West Street. Although we are no longer in sight of the uMsun...

It is always such an honour to see someone who is dedicated and passionate about nature to receive such recognition. The Duzi Umngeni Conservation Trust Operations Manager Sithembiso Sangweni received...

DUCT at the Garden Show 2016

DUCT Education participated in the Happy Earth Hall, a project of the Happy Earth Forum during the Witness Garden show from 23rd to the 25th of September. With regards to putting up our stand, we got ...

DUCT News: March 2016

Our AGM in December rounded off 2015 with a good attendance and an extremely interesting talk by our Guest Speaker, Paolo Candotti, Chairman of Kloof Conservancy.   We said goodbye to Steve Cohen as...

To Frack or Not to Frack

TO FRACK OR NOT TO FRACK?   Submitted by David Still, Chair of the Duzi-uMngeni Conservation Trust, writing in his personal capacity   This article was published in the Witness on Tuesday, 3 Novem...

DUCT News: August 2015

  After a lengthy break, our newsletter is back in production! Hopefully, you have all been keeping up to date via our website: www.duct.org.za   Snake awareness training: by Sithembiso Sangweni  ...

Sandmining Rehab Guidelines

Sand Mining Rehab Guidelines The relationship between man and the resources that water courses possess can be described as one sided, with human beings being accused of over exploiting river resource...

Vegetation assesment of Mussons site

Intorduction All EMP reports require a vegetation assessment; this involves a site investigation of all plant material present on the site. This assists the developer/rehabilitator to identify those ...

DUCT Herbicide Management Policy

Herbicide management Introduction Vegetation under the control of DUCT must be managed in an environmentally responsible and cost effective manner. Various methods can be employed to achieve this en...

International Day for action for Rivers

Thank you so much to everyone for their participation in our KZN International Action for Rivers 2014 with Alex and Epworth High on the Foxhill Spruit.  For DUCT every day is Action for Rivers Day but...

Ten things DUCT does for River Health

Improved Water Quality We lobby for improvements to the sewage infrastructure and the operation and maintenance of that infrastructure in Pietermaritzburg and Durban.  We also keep an eye on water qu...

Mayday For Rivers - Walkers arrive home

A Post- Walk Update from Penny Rees..... Follow our uMngeni River Walk blog at : http://umngeniriverwalk.wordpress.com/ Okay, so here I sit in Howick with the late afternoon sun streaming onto my ve...

Walking for Water

Read the "Mayday for Rivers" team blog at http://umngeniriverwalk.wordpress.com/ The "Mayday for Rivers" walking team has set off! Below is an update from the team on their first day of walking...

What a lot of Eco-Action! This year the Indigenous Plant Fair returns to its roots at the KZN Botanic Garden in Pietermaritzburg.  Since those early days (2004), the Fair has grown to include food pl...

SLIP Fair 2013

Sustainable Living and Indigenous Plant Fair 2013 This year the Indigenous Plant Fair returns to it’s roots at the KZN Botanic Gardens in Pietermaritzburg.  Since those early days (2004), the Fair ha...

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