Honorary Officers

 

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KRANTZKLOOF OPENING TIMES AND CONDITIONS

As per the announcement from the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve will re-open to the public from Monday 8 June subject to the conditions below.
  • Entry Points and times:
    • Kloof Falls Entrance06h00 to 15h00 daily
    • Nkutu entrance (Valley Drive) – 06h00 to 15h00 WEEKENDS ONLY
    • Uve RoadCLOSED
  • Usage Conditions:
    • All visitors are required to pay the entrance fee and provide personal details as requested
    • Each visitor’s temperature will be taken and recorded. No person with temperature higher that 38° Celcius will be allowed access into the reserve
    • All visitors must wear a mask while in the Reserve
    • Access to the reserve is limited to walking/running only
    • NO groups will be permitted and picnic sites will remain closed
    • Daily entry numbers will be limited
  • Other:
    • Forest Trail gates at Bridle Road will remain closed

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The above will remain in place UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


 Honorary Officers

Ezemvelo Honorary Officers are a group of volunteers who offer their time and knowledge to support and supplement the Ezemvelo staff based at the various EKZNW Reserves. The HO Corps consists of a number of different groups many of which are tied to a specific Reserve.

The group based at Krantzkloof, is active in various activities associated with the Reserve – these activities are both conservation and resort oriented. Many of the HOs are also members of Kloof Conservancy and share the common goal to promote environmental awareness and conserve our area’s natural heritage for present and future generations.

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HO Duties include:

  • Guided walks – on 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month
  • Picnic site hospitality
  • Fund raising towards upgrades at the Reserve
  • General maintenance & repairs
  • Monitoring and reporting on flora, fauna, invasive alien plants
  • Public education
  • Upkeep of this website and Krantzkloof Facebook page
  • Assisting neighbouring Conservancies and other organisations, as required (eg Open Gardens, Back to Nature days, Botanical Society Plant Sale, etc.)

 

At the 2017 Provincial AGM held at St Lucia, the Kranztkloof Honorary Officer group was awarded a Certificate of Merit for their contribution the Ezemvelo.


Objectives
  1. Maintain close contact with management and staff in the reserve
  2. To ensure that facilities and services within the Reserve are maintained and improved
  3. Identify projects and aspects of the Reserve where we can become involved to assist EKZNW staff
  4. Raise funds or sponsorships to ensure completion of identified projects
  5. To be recognised by EZKNW, Reserve staff and visitors as valuable contributors towards the success of the Reserve

Want to Join?

We meet on the last Wednesday of each month at 19h00 at the Krantzkloof Conference Centre – visitors are welcome.

If you would like to attend our next meeting or find out more about the group, please leave your details below and we will contact you.