Environmental Services

Biodiversity Conservation Case Studies

BUILDING FOR THE BIRDS

NCC Environmental Services was approached by the Cape Bird Club and requested to spearhead an initiative at the Strandfontein Birding Area within the False Bay Nature Reserve to create purpose-built breeding habitat for Brown-throated martins Riparia paludicola and Kingfishers Alcedo atthis in the form of steep artificial riverside embankments.

Practice Reduction to Reduce Suppression

NCC Environmental Services was approached by the Northoaks Estate, Hout Bay, and requested to clear a fire break along the bordering mountainside. A firebreak acts as a zone from which to fight and prevent the downward spread of the inevitable future wildfires that are synonymous with the Western Cape and its urban interface