The Herding Academy, launched in January 2018, facilitated on the St Olives Section of the Rupert Nature Reserve near Graaff-Reinet, is a holistic learning platform where the ancient skill of herding livestock to sustainably conserve and manage land is shared. The Herding Academy is fortunate to have Conservation South Africa (CSA), an affiliate of Conservation International, and Peace Parks Foundation (PPF) as partners in its endeavour to bring the ancient culture of herding back to life. Watch the video below about the conservation and herding at the Rupert Nature Reserve. Graaff Reinet Advertiser