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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.

Co-operative governance

Cape Action for People and the Environment. M&E case study No. 3a : Upper Breede Collaborative Extension Group : supporting local cooperative governance

Cape Action for People and the Environment. M&E case study No. 14 : Upper Breede Collaborative Extension Group : supporting local cooperative governance

Euston-Brown, Doug. Upper Breede Collective SEA: Botanical Survey: final report, May 2014. "The project was initiated by the Upper Breede Collaborative Extension Group (UBCEG), is funded by WWF-SA’s Table Mountain Fund (TMF)." 

SANBI. Creating a Common Vision for the Upper Breede Valley

Habitat

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.)

 

Plans

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. Breede River Environmental Resources Protection Plan (ERPP) 2017

 

State of the environment

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs & Planning. State of Environment Outlook Report for the Western Cape Province, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health, May 2018.

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs & Planning. State of Environment Outlook Report for the Western Cape Province, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health Chapter, September 2013. Shelf no. GZCD PWC E.ENVI.13.STAT

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs & Planning. State of Environment Outlook Report for the Western Cape Province, Environmental Outlook, February 2018.

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs & Planning. State of Environment Outlook Report for the Western Cape Province, Environmental Outlook, September 2013. Shelf no. GZCD PWC E.ENVI.13.STAT

Reports

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 http://bgis.sanbi.org/. You have to register.)

CapeNature. Western Cape state of biodiversity 2017. Consult individual chapters.

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 http://bgis.sanbi.org/. 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.

Atlases

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