The friends restoring South Africa’s Matatiele wetland

Sissie Matele and Nicky McLeod’s 20-year friendship has been instrumental in helping restore the South African wetland of Matatiele. 

Bringing community knowledge, energy and enthusiasm to their conservation efforts, they have equipped local residents with the tools and desire to help repair their home’s ecosystems.

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