A hot topic – fire season 2014/2015

  The past summer fire season made headlines with an abnormally high number of fires recorded in the Western Cape province.   The Overberg was off to an early start when a large multiday fire hit the Riviersonderend Nature Reserve and adjoining private plantations on...

@FynbosFire in the media

Social media was thrown into frenzy when in March the much-publicised Cape Town fires became an international trend. Fuelled by even bigger fires in the outskirts – albeit less in the limelight – the public was glued to their smart devices following events as...

Southern Cape FPA on their challenges and successes

    In the Southern Cape, other than in the rest of the Fynbos Biome, wildfires are present throughout the year – the past summer season being coupled with many fires ranging from miniscule ones to a colossal fire that devulged a breathtaking 190 000ha.  ...

Introducing the FynbosFire Toolkit

  For the past two years consultants have been researching and preparing a set of best practice tools for integrated fire management (IFM) within the Fynbos Biome. What had originally been intended to be a regional initiative has since grown so significantly that it...