There are thought to be around 3000 bee species in Sub-Saharan Africa, of which about a third occur in South Africa. Around ten (just 0.3%!) of these species make honey and are the most well-known of the bees.
The Polhillia brevicalyx is only found on the Streicher’s farm, Uitvlucht, and a number of neighbouring farms in the Ouka River system (also known as the Freek Botha River). This river runs through the farm and neighbouring properties, before joining the Riviersonderend River.
A few short years down the line, and Hennie as become our EIGHTH landowner to sign a conservation easement with the Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust (ORCT). In fact, Hennie has signed TWO easements for his properties: Melk Houte Bosch and Napkysmond.