FRIENDS of the (blushing) BRIDE
Restoring the home of the Blushing Bride, Serruria Florida, in the mountains near Franschhoek, Western Cape South Africa
Friends of the Bride is a Volunteer Fynbos Restoration Project, conducted in collaboration with CapeNature in Assegaaiboskloof near Franschhoek.
Our goal is to Save and Protect the natural home of the Blushing Bride. We aim to do this by bringing you, the people, back into the Mountain.
We invite you to join our Bioblitzes, Hacks, iNaturalist Training Sessions and Guided Walks.
The project is owned and coordinated by Santie Gouws Professional Mountain Walking Guide
A Serruria Florida, Blushing Bride, seedling amidst canary island pine re-copiccing in October 2021
THE WORK DONE TO DATE
New life returning after the Feb '21 fire...
There is a lot of work still to be done, so we invite you to join our Bioblitzes, Hacks, iNaturalist Training Sessions and Guided Walks
Donations and sponsorships are required for the following:
Establishing Friends of the Bride as Not for Profit Organization
A vehicle to access the depths of Assegaaiboskloof
Administration fees for arranging Bioblitzes, iNaturalist training and hacks in Assegaaiboskloof
Fees for Guides and iNaturalist trainers
Management fees to source Biodiversity Restoration Credit Finance for sustainably Saving the Brides in Assegaaiboskloof