Established in 1991, the Umgeni Estuary Conservancy is a body of individuals who through a shared passion for the uMngeni River work to generate an interest and active participation in others to conserve and restore the river and its riparian zones; and its indigenous fauna and flora from Connaught to the estuarine area at the Beachwood Mangroves.
Umvubu is back on the river 2 days a week to clear invasive plants on the north bank - 4 man days in all. Thanks to Servochem for the sposnsorship. Chris Hoare took the picture of Ian Nicholson, L B Ngcobo, Rosemary Harrison, Muzikababa Mbele, Basil Vezi and Margaret Burger giving the Umvubu fig / Ficus lutea a great big hug!!!!!!!!