Get Involved

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens
can change the world;
indeed it’s the only thing that ever has

– Margaret Mead – 

Meet the Team

Did you know that the definition of an ‘environmental activist’ is no more than a responsible person with a conscience who works towards protecting the natural environment from destruction or pollution.
Become one! 

See what interests you …. where your skills could help … how you can join in …

Look over what we do & who we are

Portfolios

CHAIRPERSON

Establish the strategy and direction of TreeKeepers.
Work with multiple role-players to ensure the association’s mission is fulfilled
Clare Burgess

TREASURER

Monitor, manage and review the financial position in line with good governance policies as well as prudent fiduciary principles
Henk Egberink

SECRETARY

Undertake the administrative duties.
Co-ordinate meetings. Keep members connected, informed,
up to date, and on their toes
Angela Wain

ADVOCACY

Counsel TreeKeepers
in rightful policy and  protocol matters,
as well as advise on judicial issues and
legal proprieties
Eleonore van der Horst

OUTREACH & EDUCATION

Substantiate and disseminate information in the public domain
Paddy Attwell
Advance environmental literacy & stewardship 
Lucy Schnell
Alison Coutras

FUND RAISING & ENGAGEMENT

Develop and sustain partnerships between public and private sectors
Generate income to finance the society’s projects
Hugh Tyrrell,Vice Chair 

SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE

Populate select sites with topical, current, relevant, on-the-button news
Facebook: Gail Brown
Heleen Louw
Instagram: Volunteer really needed 

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Generate informative material and resources for the website, as well as for independent publications, such as TreeKeepers tips / guides / etc.
Marion Ellis

Volunteer your Time and your Talents

JOIN IN

Meetings happen on the last Wednesday of every second month at 12.30 in the Newlands Forest Nursery

Stay engaged
Sign up for Newsletters
Follow us on Facebook 
Track topical issues

VOLUNTEER

There are countless ways to share you skills. You could be an armchair activist or a keyboard warrior …

How about becoming a stand-up public persuader or an educator activist?

LEND A HAND

Look over the Portfolios to see what we do – and how you can get involved / help out / make a difference

All participation helps ”change the world” in unexpected ways
Join in

TAKE PART

Engage with the
Tree Mapping project

Get involved with the ”Significant Trees” intiative

Nominate ”Champion Trees” via DEFF

Help safeguard the future of TreeKeepers as a custodian of your green landscape and your city’s resiliency.

Membership fees are R200 a year  
Treekeepers-Cape Town: Standard Bank, Claremont. Account No: 076299082  Branch Code: 025109
When you fill in the form below, just indicate that your payment is for 2022 Subscription.

TreeKeepers is a registered non-profit organisation (NPO) Reg No. 242-105,
and public benefit organisation (PBO) Ref No. 930071814
Your donations are tax deductible. We’ll gladly issue tax donation receipts for your contributions.

Your financial support helps us fulfill our mandate
to conserve urban forests which are vital environmental powerhouses.
Our advocacy activities intersect between the acts that protect the urban forest
and the City’s (limited) resources to implement these policies

Why not contact the treasurer directly to discuss how you can donate to TreeKeepers. Here are some options …

SUPPORT ADVOCACY WORK

GET INVOLVED AS A COMPANY

LEAVE A BEQUEST IN YOUR WILL

FUND RESEARCH PROJECTS

How would you like to get involved?