Hakea hack

The hackers: Hans Eggers, Hein Cronje, brothers Tjaart, Friedrich and Hubert Esterhuyse, Wicus Cronje, pupils Paul Roos Gymnasium and Hannes Koekemoer, engineering student and FSM member. Picture: Carina Lochner

The Friends of Stellenbosch Mountain (FSM) recently organised a hack, during which 1 500 hakeas, an alien invasive species, were removed on the mid-level slopes on Stellenbosch Mountain.