KORSMAN CONSERVANCY

About Korsman Conservancy

Google Earth image showing extent of Conservancy

Vision

To create an indigenous park environment for recreational and educational purposes focusing on children, walkers, riders, families, whilst restoring, protecting and enhancing the natural beauty of the Korsman Bird Sanctuary and surrounding area.

Mission

To preserve in perpetuity the natural environment of the Korsman Bird Sanctuary for the benefit of its creatures and plants and to enhance the surrounding area for the delight of future generations of humankind.

Objectives

  1. To restore, manage and maintain the natural beauty of Korsman Bird Sanctuary according to sound conservation principles.
  2. To cultivate interest and participation by property owners within the Conservancy area to create an indigenous environment that promotes birdlife, wildlife and recreation.
  3. To establish a sustainable solution for the long term upkeep and control of the Conservancy.
  4. To promote environmental conservation and education.
  5. To raise funds through membership fees for achieving its objectives.
  6. To assist in improving general security in the area.
Korsman Conservancy is located in Westdene, Benoni, and completely encircled by The Drive.

Co-ordinates: 26°11’ 36” S and 28°17’36” E

Korsman Conservancy is approximately 12km by road from O.R. Tambo International Airport.

The pan is formed by a depression in the land and has no natural outlet.

Type: Urban

Number of members: 65

Number of properties and/or households: Approx. 200

Area of Conservancy: 100 Ha

Area of Pan: 49 Ha

Established: 2010

Location

Affiliation


Korsman Conservancy is a member of the GCSA
Gauteng Conservancy and Stewardship Association
under the umbrella of NACSSA
National Association of Conservancies and Stewardship of South Africa


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