OUR TEAM AND PARTNERS

WHAT INSPIRED US TO START WILD RESTORATION?

Rupert and Michelle are both passionate about the environment and finding a new ways for people to be in a restorative relationship with nature.

RUPERT BARNARD

Social entrepreneur and chainsaw operator. Partnership facilitator and trail runner. Greyton resident. Rupert is also an economic development specialist and renewable energy project developer. 

MICHELLE DE BRUYN

Long time tree hugger and plant lover. Michelle has a deep commitment to nature restoration and is learning every day about how we can reconnect and be a better ally to nature. She has extensive experience in stakeholder management and partnership building.  

Our clearing team from the local community:

Our volunteers

We now have a pool of over 150 volunteers who join us on our hacks, in collaboration with Greyton Conservation Society.  To become a member, click on the link below.

OUR PARTNERS

Working closely together around alien clearing and biodiversity restoration on the Greyton Sandpit and Mountains

Collaborating around environment education and nature immersion for children

Working together to ensure the most effective alien clearing and restoration, in particular for Renosterveld

Partnering on our wild trail running events


Supporting us in the development of alien clearing network for local and community action groups

To Be Wild and Rewild the Greyton Mountains