Photograph by Joe Smereczansky

Keeping the reserve beautiful…

Hacks take place on the second Saturday of every month. We usually start at 08:00. During summer months however we start at 7:30 to beat the heat of the day. We work for about two and a half hours including a short break.

Hack Dates 2021

9 Jan 2021 7:30
13 Feb 2021 7:30
13 Mar 2021 7:30
10 Apr 2021 8:00
08 May 2021 8:00
12 Jun 2021 8:00
10 Jul 2021 8:00
14 Aug 2021 8:00
11 Sep 2021 8:00
9 Oct 2021 8:00
13 Nov 2021 7:30
11 Dec 2021 7:30



We meet in the parking area between the Conservators Office and the Education Centre. For more information contact James Silberbauer on 078 306 1660.

What to bring:
Yourself, first of all. Although we provide all the tools and herbicide, you are welcome to bring your own loppers or bush saws along. For those who wish to protect their hands some gardening gloves or something similar would be advisable.

Bring some water or cold drinks, and if you wish, a bite to eat. We supply some refreshments during a “tea break”. From time to time we do a bit of socialising in the form of a braai after the hack as a thank-you for your efforts.


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A legacy of life

The rich natural environment of the Helderberg Nature Reserve is home to a wide variety of plant and animal life.