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Get involved in the Dassenberg Coastal Catchment Partnership<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Why partner</h2></span> <p> The area of focus stretches from Dassenberg Hills in the east to Silwerstroomstrand in the west and includes the Witzands dune system. This conservation area is an important climate change adaptation corridor and is highlighted on the <a href="" target="_blank">Biodiversity Network map</a> which illustrates a fine-scale conservation plan for the area. We have partnered with a number of organisations who work with us on the DCCP.</p><p> <strong>Advantages of the programme</strong></p><ul><li>Clearing of alien vegetation alone creates 450 000 days worth of work for the first three years</li><li>Great potential to increase and unlock recreational and tourism opportunities close to Cape Town</li><li>Infrastructure covers a large area of the Witzands Aquifier protection zone</li><li> Conserving unique natural and cultural heritage</li></ul><p> <strong>Intended outcomes of the project</strong></p><ul><li>To protect important ecological infrastructure (e.g. the Witzands Aquifer which supplies 40% of Atlantis’ water)</li><li>Jobs and skills development for the communities of Atlantis, Mamre, Pella Chatsworth, and Riverlands</li><li>To protect the area as a corridor for climate change resilience and adaptation</li><li>To protect the natural and cultural heritage of the area.</li></ul> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2></span> <p>If you would like to partner with us in the <a href="" target="_blank">Dassenberg Coastal Catchment Partnership<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> (DCCP) or enquire about job opportunities, please contact our main representative. </p><h4>Cliff Dorse, Biodiversity Coordinator, Environmental Management Department</h4><p> <em>Telephone: </em> <br> <em> <a>021 511 1951</a></em></p><p> <em>Email: </em> <br> <a href=""> <em></em></a><em> / </em> <a href=""> <em></em></a></p>GP0|#c96f88ec-f6b1-489f-a348-3f3dbc446f08;L0|#0c96f88ec-f6b1-489f-a348-3f3dbc446f08|Partner;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#7ecc61e7-9305-4d43-8bf7-f7c4dc6a5334Learn more about the Dassenberg Coastal Catchment Partnership or become a partner. 0





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