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Joint Task Team (CPBMJTT) to engage baboon-affected communities about transitioning period, sustainable solutions<p>The Cape Peninsula Baboon Strategic Management Plan (CPBSMP) provides the framework for the sustainable management of the Cape Peninsula's Chacma baboons, and is to be supported and elaborated upon with area-based solutions developed jointly with affected communities. </p><p>The<strong><em> </em></strong>intention of the community meetings is to collaborate with residents on devising these area-based solutions and interventions. </p><h4>At the meetings the CPBMJTT will present information about:</h4><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>the history and movement of the baboon troop specific to the area</li><li>interventions and solutions to be implemented by the three authorities as per their respective mandates; and</li><li>details about the transitioning period as we are working towards fully operationalising the CPBSMP</li></ul><p>Importantly, the respective communities are encouraged to prepare for these meetings by familiarising themselves with the CPBSMP and the Fencing Report that was published last year; and to also propose solutions and interventions suitable to their unique circumstances. </p><h4> The meetings will be hosted in person, from 16:30 to 18:30. The venues will be announced closer to the time. </h4><h4>Residents are kindly requested to diarise the provisional dates as follows:<br></h4><span><div class="mobile-scroll"> <table style="width:599px;"><thead><tr><th>Area(s)<br></th><th style="width:254px;">Date<br></th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>Simon's Town and Murdock Valley</td><td style="width:254px;">Monday, 10 June 2024<br></td></tr><tr><td>Kommetjie</td><td style="width:254px;">Tuesday, 11 June 2024</td></tr><tr><td>Scarborough and Misty Cliffs</td><td style="width:254px;">Wednesday, 12 June 2024</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1">​Constantia south of Constantia Nek, Tokai, Zwaanswyk<br></td><td rowspan="1" style="width:254px;">​Thursday, 13 June 2024<br></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1">​Da Gama, Welcome Glen, Glencairn<br></td><td rowspan="1" style="width:254px;">​Tuesday, 18 June 2024<br></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1">​Sunnydale, Capri, Imhoff's Gift, Heron Park, Ocean View<br></td><td rowspan="1" style="width:254px;">​Wednesday, 19 June 2024<br></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1">​Constantia, north of Constantia Nek<br></td><td rowspan="1" style="width:254px;">​Thursday, 20 June 2024 2024<br></td></tr></tbody></table></div>​​​</span> <h4> A reminder that the Cape Peninsula Baboon Strategic Management Plan is available here:</h4><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>SANParks – <a href="" target="_blank"></a> </li><li>CapeNature – <a href="" target="_blank"></a> </li><li>City of Cape Town – <a href="" target="_blank"></a> and <a href="" target="_blank"></a></li></ul><p> <strong>The CPBMJTT is also in the process of arranging meetings with experts, scientists, researchers; stakeholders; and NGOs who have an interest in the Cape Peninsula Chacma baboon population. </strong></p><p> </p><p> <br></p><p> <strong>End</strong></p><p> <br> </p>2024-04-25T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#c14f4280-0d1f-445c-b56a-6a27e5ddf88a;L0|#0c14f4280-0d1f-445c-b56a-6a27e5ddf88a|Baboon;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb10

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