We support the preservation of Cape Town’s unique and biodiverse natural heritage through education, training and conservation initiatives.

CTEET has two main foci, being:

i) conducting high quality, low cost, well designed and well run outdoor education programmes which challenge and change the lives of youth and

ii) supporting the City of Cape Town’s Biodiversity Network by providing expertise for the management of public and private conservation areas.

Our Vision:

  • To make the Cape Town Environmental Education Trust a leading force in environmental education in South Africa.
  • To galvanise local communities, corporate companies, friends groups, developers and private individuals to take responsibility for their environment through the Nature Care Fund.
  • To care for the City of Cape Town’s Biodiversity Network through the Nature Care Fund.
  • To establish and support environmental educational programme in local reserves in the City of Cape Town.

Our Objectives:

  • To conserve and enhance biodiversity to provide and promote environmental education and youth development programmes
  • To provide and promote environmental education and youth development programmes
  • To create job opportunities in the Green Economy
  • To strive to achieve financial self-sufficiency of component areas, as appropriate