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Overberg District Municipality028 425 1157
Bredasdorp Fire, Rescue & Disaster Management Services028 425 1690
Uilenkraalsmond Resort028 050 0894
Die Dam Resort028 482 1710
Swellendam Municipal Health Sub-District Office10177
Otto du Plessis Hospital028 424 1167
NSRI028 435 7777
Fire Brigade028 425 1690
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Overberg District Municipality 028 425 1157
Bredasdorp Fire, Rescue & Disaster Management Services 028 425 1690
Uilenkraalsmond Resort 028 050 0894
Die Dam Resort 028 482 1710
Swellendam Municipal Health Sub-District Office 10177
Otto du Plessis Hospital 028 424 1167
NSRI 028 435 7777
Fire Brigade 028 425 1690

Biodiversity Management

Overview

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.

  • Wetland Management

The Overberg District Municipality will support the protection and conservation of Wetlands and wetland support areas within the Overberg. Special recognition is given to three RAMSAR sites in the Overberg namely: De Hoop Vlei, Heuningnes and Botriver estuaries.

The Wetland Report together with the Wetland Strategy and Action Plan will guide future priorities, funding and integration of effort in an attempt to protect our wetlands.

  • Alien Invasive Species Monitoring, Control and Eradication Plan (AIS Control Plan)

The ODM will give effect to the NEM: Biodiversity Act: Alien Invasive Species Regulations of 2014, through the above mentioned plan. AIS Control Plan will list all the ODM properties and indicate the listed Invasive Alien Species that require management in order to eradicate or effectively control these species.

  • Listed endangered ecosystems

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    
Last published 09 October 2018