Fleckvieh Guestfarm is excited to be part of Renosterveld conservation through the Kolonies Trust. Here are 3 generations father son and grandson, holding the Kolonies Reserve sighn. From left to right: Matthys Johannes Swart (the 5th), Matthys J. Swart snr (the 3rd) and Matthys J. Swart (the 4th). Kolonies Trust sighned conservation easements end of 2020 with two other farmers.
The folowing artickle apeared on the website of the OVERBERG RENOSTERVELD CONSERVATION TRUST.
"Three farmers have signed conservation easements on four properties. That means that through title deed restrictions, their natural veld is protected forever.
Thys Swart (Koloniesplaas and Kleindam Conservation Easement)
Neethling Dippenaar (Diptka Conservation Easement)
And Rossouw Swart (Koesani and Kleindam Conservation Easement)
These landowners have joined our list of conservation champions. They’re now protecting Critically Endangered Eastern Rûens Shale Renosterveld and Rûens Silcrete Renosterveld, as well as a rarely encountered Lowland wetland ecosystem on their properties...." (Click on the picture below for more.)