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Helderberg Marine Protected Area Programme <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2></span> <p>The area has been off limits to the public for decades and has since become an important roost site for terns, which migrate there from Finland, Estonia and other Balkan countries in numbers as high as 20 000. However, pollution from the Lourens and Eerste rivers is a significant risk to the ecological integrity of the MPA. You can get involved with regular beach clean-ups that are organised with the help of local communities and organisations.</p><p> The Helderberg MPA was formed in 2009 with the intent to improve management of the Helderberg Marine Protected Area and surrounds; increase marine and coastal monitoring and law enforcement; promote and expand marine and environmental education; and promote regular coastal clean-ups, arranged with the help of local communities and organisations.The Helderberg MPA Management Plan forms part of the City’s <a href="" target="_blank">Coastal Management Programme</a>.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2></span> <p>If you would like more information about the Helderberg Marine Protected Area Programme, please contact our main representative.</p><h4>Jacques Du Toit Head: Coastal and Marine Conservation</h4><p> <em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 487 2832</a><br> <br> <em>Email: <br> <a href=""></a></em></em></p><em></em>GP0|#8b70302c-8894-4954-9e7d-f17330935b08;L0|#08b70302c-8894-4954-9e7d-f17330935b08|Helderberg Marine Protected Area Programme;GTSet|#dc1a8a1b-0357-45bc-b768-7d9a89c8ef94;GPP|#9c5fe12f-5958-47f0-8a74-9e491a80d61a;GPP|#01c7dd08-6ba3-4ae5-86c1-37cf07e8323e;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91Learn more about how making the Helderberg Marine Protected Area off limits to the public has benefited the environment.



Coastal Management Programme: Chapter 21-Helderberg MPA Management Plan904602GP0|#b9dbad9d-ad14-41c7-b3e1-cbf2345298d1;L0|#0b9dbad9d-ad14-41c7-b3e1-cbf2345298d1|Programme plan;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#7922fed8-60a6-4fd6-b1c5-ad6347009b36;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2015-05-31T22:00:00Z



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