Tshepo Mamabolo - Reserve Manager

Tshepo is 24 years old and is the Reserve Manager of Bracken Nature Reserve in Brackenfell. She was born near Tzaneen in Limpopo Province and went to high school in Mamelodi, Gauteng. Tshepo loves outdoor activities, reading and learning about rare plants and animals. She decided to become a Nature Conservator and moved to Cape Town to study at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Being a Reserve Manager allows Tshepo to spend a lot of time outdoors and to take part in exciting activities like game capturing. She enjoys discovering new species in her nature reserve and protecting plants and animals so that they donít become extinct. She also loves sharing the wonders of nature with people and helping them to appreciate every little piece of natural veld we have on our doorsteps in the City. This is an exciting job and Tshepo canít see herself doing anything else!














Conservation Careers in the City of Cape Town
  • The City of Cape Town employs a small but committed team of people to manage its network of nature reserves.
  • Find out what some of these people do and how they feel about their work:
  Clifford Dorse - Area Manager   Tshepo Mamabolo - Reserve Manager
  Dalton Gibbs -Area Manager   John Hartnick - Stores and Gate Manager
  Erika Foot - Area Manager   Mzwandile (Zwai) Peter - communications Manager
  Adele Pretorius - Reserve Manager   Bronwen Foster - Environmental Education Officer
  Lewine Walters - Reserve Manager   Patricia Holmes - Biodiversity Specialist