2020: second prize
Runner up Ivan Harris recently celebrated his 88th birthday, and says his prize of R250 000 was “good timing”. Ivan has been a long-time supporter of the NSRI, having made contributions to Station 26 (Kommetjie) as it’s the station closest to his home in Scarborough, Cape Town. Ivan and his wife, Danielle, run Baskloof, a reserve that aims to promote the conservation of fynbos through education. “I really didn’t expect to win anything,” Ivan says, thrilled, and plans to continue his support of the NSRI.