Invasive Plant Hack Saturday 8 December

Lantana Vincent

Time: 07:00 – 10:00
Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who: Everybody is welcome!
RSVP: Please e-mail or SMS if you plan on helping

What to bring (one or more from list):
-Pruning shears/loppers (large and/or small)
-Hand-saw / brush cutter
-Gardening gloves
-Sun hat, old clothes (long sleeved) and sturdy shoes
-Something to drink to keep hydrated

FFGNR will provide

-Herbicide and latex gloves
-Tree poppers

Please help us to conserve and restore the indigenous vegetation to protect and ensure the future of FGNR.

 

http://www.fgnr.co.za

admin@fgnr.co.za

Jaco 071 140 4412

Louise 072 275 0614

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Botanical walk Sat 24 November

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Dear members,

Join us for a botanical walk this Saturday 24 November with Antoinette Eyssell-Knox.

We will meet at the lawn in front of the entrance building at 07:00

The outing is free for members, but there will be a charge of R50.00 for non-members (excluding entrance fee).

Bring along a hat, magnifying glass (not compulsory) and water to stay hydrated.

Best regards,

Louise Kritzinger

Chairperson

(Cell: 072 275 0614)

Friends of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

admin@fgnr.co.za

http://www.fgnr.co.za

http://www.facebook.com/faerie.glen.nature.reserve

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Snake talk and demo with Mike Perry

Mike Perry will be presenting a snake talk and demo in association with African Reptiles & Venom and the Highveld Herpetological Association on Saturday 20 October 2018.

Time: 09:30
Where: Picnic Area
Who: Everybody is welcome!

 

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Non-members – R50.00
Note: Live snakes will be present

 

What to bring:

– Sun hat

– Camping chair

– Refreshments

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Birding Morning – Saturday 6 October 2018

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Birding morning with Philip Calinikos from BirdLife Northern Gauteng

Date: Saturday 6 October
Time: 06:00
Where:Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance
Who: Everybody is welcome!
Cost:
– FFGNR & BirdLife Members – FREE
– Non-members – R50.00
What to bring:
– Sun hat
– Water
– Comfortable shoes
– Binoculars

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter can be downloaded here.

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Lantana Hack – 16 September 2018

Please join us on Sunday 16 September 2018 for this month’s invasive species (Lantana) hack

Time: 07:30 – 10:30
Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance
Who: Everybody is welcome!
RSVP: Please e-mail or SMS if you plan on helping

What to bring:
– Pruning shears (large and/or small)
– hand-saw / klein handsaag
– Gardening gloves
– Sun hat, old clothes (long sleeved) and closed shoes for working in the field
– Something to drink to keep hydrated

FFGNR will provide:
– Herbicide and latex gloves
– Tree poppers

 

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The Moreleta Spruit: A River in Trouble

A member of the Friends of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve committee recently compiled this video to highlight the issues surrounding the Moreleta Spruit:

Everyone visiting the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve, or any of the other areas along the Moreleta Spruit, can help out by picking up litter and throwing it away in the municipal dustbins.

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