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Overberg District Municipality028 425 1157
Bredasdorp Fire, Rescue & Disaster Management Services028 425 1690
Uilenkraalsmond Resort028 388 0200
Die Dam Resort028 482 1710
Swellendam Municipal Health Sub-District Office028 514 1182
Municipal Health Sub-District Office028 212 1121
Hermanus Municipal Health Sub-District Office028 313 1243
Bredasdorp Police Services028 425 5400
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Overberg District Municipality 028 425 1157
Bredasdorp Fire, Rescue & Disaster Management Services 028 425 1690
Uilenkraalsmond Resort 028 388 0200
Die Dam Resort 028 482 1710
Swellendam Municipal Health Sub-District Office 028 514 1182
Municipal Health Sub-District Office 028 212 1121
Hermanus Municipal Health Sub-District Office 028 313 1243
Bredasdorp Police Services 028 425 5400

Biodiversity Management

Biodiversity Management

The strategic documents such as the Integrated Development Plan and Spatial Development Framework as well as the GIS tool will be used to promote the safeguard of our natural resources.

Functions pertaining to biodiversity conservation:

1. Evaluate development applications based on the principles of sustainability;
2. Promote the protection of ecosystems that are threatened as regulated by the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act;

As follow the list of protected ecosystems in the Overberg region as published on 9 December 2011 in the Government Gazette, no. 34809.

Critically endangered Endangered Vulnerable
Cape Lowland Alluvial Vegetation Agulhas Sand Fynbos Agulhas Limestone Fynbos
Central Rûens Shale Renosterveld Greyton Shale Fynbos Albertinia Sand Fynbos
Eastern Rûens Shale Renosterveld Hangklip Sand Fynbos Boland Granite Fynbos
Elgin Shale Fynbos Potberg Ferricrete Fynbos Cape Winelands Shale Fynbos
Elim Ferricrete Fynbos Western Cape Milkwood Forest Hawequas Sandstone Fynbos
Kogelberg Sandstone Fynbos   Montagu Shale Renosterveld
Overberg Sandstone Fynbos   Swellendam Silcrete Fynbos
Rûens Silcrete Renosterveld    
Western Rûens Shale Renosterveld    

 

3. Alien and Invasive Species control.

4. Wetlands

Last published 04 March 2016