Wild Coast forest to be cleared, replanted
By Ntando Makhubu and Bongani Hans
Dispatch Online, 15 June 2009
A GROUP of Eastern Cape scientists and ecologists have embarked on a project to replant an entire Wild Coast forest with the help of local communities.
Denuded by years of subsistence use by villagers, the Matiwane forest from Port St Johns in the north to the Mbashe River mouth in the south will gradually be replanted and restored to its former glory