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Home News Cape fires are ‘right on time’ for fynbos, says UCT ecologist

Cape fires are ‘right on time’ for fynbos, says UCT ecologist

Published on 05/03/2015

As devastating as the ongoing fires around the Cape Peninsula have been to tracts of nature reserve and property, regular fires every 15 years are critical to the rebirth of fynbos-dominated ecosystems, says fynbos ecologist Dr Adam West.