The Toads of Silvermine

The Toads of Silvermine are mostly the famous and endangered Western Leopard Toads (Amietophrynus pantherinus). Find also the rare Arum Lily Frog, the Cape River Frog and the Clicking Stream Frog in this beautiful wetland reserve. Earth Kids went on the hunt for these splendid amphibians last year. They did not find any but they… Continue reading The Toads of Silvermine

Of Poplar Trees and Water

Koos Burger is Very Sad Koos Burger is very sad. “The Else River smells like sewage,” he says, pointing to the thick brown and black sludge lining the banks of this picturesque river that runs through the Glencairn Rotary Camp grounds. Koos is sad because some 9 000 disadvantaged youth come here annually to experience… Continue reading Of Poplar Trees and Water

Earth Kids act on Else River

When Earth Kids act on Else River, they tackle an issue close to their hearts: water, water conservation, ecosystem health and biodiversity preservation. They have learned how intricate such natural resources are and how necessary they are to human survival on this planet. Earth Kids are all about taking action in nature, for environment. Humans… Continue reading Earth Kids act on Else River