The Umtentweni Conservancy was founded in November 2007, with the aim of protecting and promoting the natural heritage of the greater Umtentweni area.
Umzimkhulu River Forest Restoration
The project targets the restoration of forest plant biodiversity and the rehabilitation of wildlife in coastal lowland
forest above the estuary. This is home to blue and grey duiker, bushbuck, bush pig, caracal, serval, porcupine, many reptile species including African rock python, over 100 bird and 343 indigenous plant and tree species, including endemics and rare