Montagu ECO Club

Excursions and educational events, such as slide presentations, speakers,etc. are regularly organised on a variety of wildlife and environmental topics.

The Montagu Ecology Club was founded 2000 with the following aims and objectives:

Aims and Intent

  • To strive for the conservation of the natural and built environment of Montagu
  • To create environmental awareness and undertake environmental education
  • among the people of the Montagu Magisterial District.
  • To network and collaborate with other organizations/groups of similar aims.
  • To ensure that environmental projects / interventions in Montagu are environmentally and socially sustainable

Specific Objectives

  • The dissemination of information about the environment and ecology related matters among the inhabitants, the local authorities and tourists in the Montagu.
  • The promotion of responsible eco-tourism in Montagu and its environs.
  • The planting of indigenous plants and the eradication of invasive alien species via collaboration through the hacking group and collaboration of the municipality and other groups.
  • Playing a general monitoring role in the preservation of the local environment in accordance with environmental legislation.
  • Engaging with the Langeberg municipality and Cape Nature on environmental
  • issues.
  • Organizing regular meetings and excursions.
  • Obtaining assistance from experts in various fields.

For any enquiries or interest to join the ECO Club:

Francois du Toit : Chairman

082 852 6466