Take up the offer to buy this new book on Kirstenbosch.
Kirstenbosch is a name that resonates round the world as the home of a uniquely rich flora in a setting of unsurpassed beauty. In 2013 Kirstenbosch celebrates its 100th anniversary. Struik Nature has published a centenary edition that tells the story of the Garden’s establishment, its setbacks and triumphs, its benefactors and heros. It discusses the Garden's scientific eminence and details the many attractions that make it a favourite destination for Capetonians and visitors alike. With a finely crafted text by acclaimed ecologist Brian Huntley, and lavishly illustrated with photographs and artworks that tell the history and reflect the beauty of the Garden, this will be a sought-after volume, both for visitors and the many thousands of locals who flock to Kirstenbosch annually. Beautifully presented in a colourful dustjacket, this will be a book to cherish.
Emeritus Prof. Brian J. Huntley is a conservationist with decades of field research and management experience in Africa and beyond. He has led major inter-disciplinary co-operative research and has visited over 50 countries as an invited speaker/reviewer of conservation activities. Following his retirement from SANBI, he is now an independent consultant to several UN agencies on conservation projects around the world.