In celebration of Arbour Week and to mark the first week of Spring, the SEEHOA team took a morning to explore the Estate and care for the environment.
Led by our Environmental Manager, Ayanda Duma and Environmental Assistant, Rowina Kanniappen, we split into two teams, and each walked the Nsimbi trail, off Cussonia Way. En route, we stopped to see a few birds, learn about the trees and plants on the trail and – an absolute treat – watched a bushbuck feeding!
We then stopped at an exclusion plot on the trail: an area that is fenced off to allow for the specific planting of trees to increase fauna on Simbithi. Once the trees have matured, the fence will be removed, and the area will form a natural grazing area for animals.
Every staff member flexed their green fingers, and we found a few earthworms, which proved Simbithi’s soil is rich and fertile.
This programme is in line with our Environmental, Social and Governance strategic initiative.