Brackenhurst Training and Conference Center is keenly aware of its responsibilities to the environment, its employees and to the community. We are committed to the following practices and principles to enable us to minimize our impact on the environment.
The continued conversion of a ‘silent’ Eucalyptus plantation into 40 acres of indigenous forest with a rich, and increasing biodiversity
A healthy, natural wetland that filters river water, neutralizing harmful farm chemicals and in providing clean water for the community downstream
Growth of our firewood through PFLI, meaning that we control the chopping of trees as well as their replanting
A forward-thinking school dedicated to environmental learning with students who are already leading the way and providing examples of green-living
An organic vegetable garden means less pesticides, a lower carbon footprint, and creates a model for surrounding communities