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Breede River: Government Resources: Library Guide: Biodiversity & Environment

Guide for Regional Planning post-graduate students researching issues in the Breede River Basin

Biodiversity GIS

South African National Biodiversity Institute. Biodiversity GIS. Search, e.g., Breede Valley. You are required to register.

National state of biodiversity

Life :   the state of South Africa's biodiversity, 2012.    Pretoria :   South African National Biodiversity Institute,   c2013. Shelf no. G 68 E.ENVI.13.LIFE GZCD 68 E.ENVI.13.LIFE

South African National Biodiversity Institute. National Biodiversity Assessment 2011 

South African National Biodiversity Institute. National Spatial Biodiversity Assessment 2004


Maree, K. S. (Kerry)    The biodiversity sector plan for the Witzenberg, Breede Valley and Langeberg municipalities, 2010    [Kirstenbosch, South Africa] :   Cape Action for People and the Environment, South African National Parks, CapeNature, GEF,   [2010] Shelf no. GZDV 68 E.ENVI.10.BIOD

Western Cape. Department of Environmental Affairs and Planning. Environmental Resources Protection Plan for the Breede River Catchment in the Western Cape 2017. Cape Town : Department of Environmental Affairs and Planning, 


Department of Water Affairs. Directorate: Options Analysis. Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for augmentation of the Western Cape water supply system by means of further surface water developments. Report no. 1,  volume 1,  Riverine Environmental Water Requirements. Appendix no. 5, Habitat Integrity, Breede River. Pretoria : Department of Water Affairs, June 2012. (There is a security issue with the site, February 2017. Go to Detailed Feasibility Phase, scroll down to Riverine Environmental Water Requirements (EWRs) and select Appendix 5.)



Aurecon South Africa for the Cape Winelands District Municipality. Environmental Situation Analysis: Cape Winelands District Municipal Area of the Western Cape: Final Report, August 2010. Cape Town: Aurecon South Africa, August 2010. (Choose Annexure 6 from list.)

Job, Nancy, Kate Snaddon, Liz Day and Jeanne Nel, Lindie Smith-Adao. C.A.P.E. fine-scale planning project: aquatic ecosystems of the upper Breede River Valley planning domain, November 2008. Cape Town : The Freshwater Consulting Group ; Stellenbosch : CSIR, 2008. (Do a search on You have to register.)

Nick Helme Botanical Surveys for CapeNature. Botanical report : fine scale vegetation mapping in the Upper Breede River Valley : draft, 18 July 2007. Scarborough : Nick Helme Botanical Surveys, 2007. (Do a search on You have to register.)

South Africa. Working for Water Programme. Effects of alien invasives on the Breede River: project report 15 June 2004. Mowbray: Southern Waters, 2004.


Western Cape (South Africa). Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning.    Sustainability atlas of the Western Cape, 2006 /    [Cape Town :   Western Cape, Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning,   2006].  1 v. (various foliations) : col. maps ; 35 x 43 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.) GO PWC E.ENVI.06.SUST GZCD PWC E.ENVI.06.SUST GZDV PWC E.ENVI.06.SUST