WELCOME TO ACADEMIA NATURALIS!
Based on the Garden Route of the Western Cape of South Africa in Kurland of The Crags where we conduct our programmes out of. We are involved in green projects and socially responsible developments offering programmes for gap year students and volunteers.
In our Garden Route Natural Science Research Facility, located on a unique Nature Reserve we aim to facilitate University and gap year interest in Zoology, Botany and Marine Biology. As a student or graduate, you are welcome to bring your own project or help us with our Natural Science Library, a herbarium, the Reforestation Programme and other upcoming projects.
Our Local Economic Development and Social Responsibility programmes for gap year students and volunteers are conducted in the village of Kurland.
Through the Non-Profit Organisation “The Green Ticket” we are involved in green collar job creation working with high value indigenous medicinal and health-assisting plants including reforestation efforts in this evergreen Afro-mountain fynbos region.
And if you are more on the adventurous side and all this sounds too boring to you, we would love to take you on a safari tour to experience the heartbeat of Africa...
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