Invasive Species Hack Sunday 14 August at 07:00

Join us for this month’s Invasive Species Hack on Sunday 14 August.

Time:    07:00 – 10:30

Where:  Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who:     Everybody is welcome!

RSVP:    Please e-mail admin@fgnr.co.za 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

-Tree poppers

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Mandela Day Hack Sun 17 Jul and Geology Walk Sat 23 Jul

Please join us for Mandela Day on Sunday 17 July for an invasive species hack. Please come and do your 67 minutes for Mandela day and make a difference in the well-being of your natural environment!

Details of the events below:

MANDELA DAY HACK 17 JULY:

Time: 07:30 – 11:00

Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who: Everybody is welcome!

RSVP: Please e-mail 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

Join us on Saturday 23 July for a Geology Walk presented by Prof Adam Bumby from the University of Pretoria. Find out how the Bronberg Ridge formed and see some of the world’s oldest rock formations.

GEOLOGY WALK 23 JULY:
When: 09:45 for 10:00

Where: Meet on the lawn in front of the entrance building.

Bring along: Hat, comfy shoes, water. A fold-up chair is advisable for the lengthy introduction.

Cost: FFGNR members –FREE

Non-members – R60

admin@fgnr.co.za

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Invasive Species Hack Sunday 19 Jun at 07:30

Join us for this month’s Invasive Species Hack on Sunday 19 June.

Time:    07:30 – 11:00

Where:  Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who:     Everybody is welcome!

RSVP:    Please e-mail admin@fgnr.co.za 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

-Tree poppers

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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve closed Wednesday mornings and increase in tariffs from 1 July

Please be informed by City of Tshwane (CoT) Nature Conservation that the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will be closed on Wednesday mornings between 06:00 – 12:00 until further notice due to game management. 

We will alert you to any further changes.

Please also be informed of the increase of CoT tariffs effective from 1 July 2022.  The Faerie Glen Nature Reserve has implemented a cashless system since July 2021 and only debit and credit cards are accepted as a form of payment.  Friends of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve members enjoy free access with their membership cards.

CoT tariff increases will be as follows from 1 July 2022:

Daily admission fee:

Adults (18 years +)  – R18.00

Children (under 18 years) – R8.00

Pensioners (60 +) and persons with disabilities – R8.00

Dog permits (per permit, max 2 dogs, valid 12 months) – R120.00

These changes will be applicable for the next 12 months until the next financial year.

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Invasive Species Hack Sun 15 May at 07:00

Join us for this month’s Invasive Species Hack on Sunday 15 May.

Time: 07:00 – 10:30

Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who: Everybody is welcome!

RSVP: Please e-mail 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

-Tree poppers

admin@fgnr.co.za

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Invasive Species Hack POSTPONED to Sun 24 April at 07:00

Join us for this month’s Invasive Species Hack on Sunday 24 April.

Time: 07:00 – 10:30

Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who: Everybody is welcome!

RSVP: Please e-mail admin@fgnr.co.za 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

-Tree poppers

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Moonlight Meander 8 April 2022 CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER

The Moonlight Meander on 8 April 2022 has been cancelled due to bad weather and a risk of lightning strikes. Apologies for the disappointment.

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Moonlight Meander 8 April 2022

Book now for our extremely popular ‘Moonlight Meander’! The Faerie Glen Nature Reserve is usually closed to visitors at night, so don’t miss this unique opportunity to view the landscape and animals after dark. Booking is essential!

Date: 8 April 2022

Time: 19:00 – 21:30

Where: Meet at Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance (please be on time)

Fee:

‘Friends of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve’ members – FREE.

Non members – R100.00


BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL: contact Ruth on 082 677 3683

Details: We will be hiking approximately 5km up the Faerie Glen Hill. This is a guided hike and we will walk together in a group. The number of participants is limited.

What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, torch or headlamp, light jacket, refreshments and water.

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MiniSASS Stream Assessment Scoring System

On Saturday 9 April there will be a MiniSASS of the Moreletaspruit at the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve.

Time: 3pm – 5pm.

Where: Meet at the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance.

What to bring:

  • Sunhat
  • Magnifying glass (if possible)

Children are welcome!

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Invasive Species Hack Sunday 20 March at 07:00

Join us for this month’s Invasive Species Hack on Sunday 20 March.

Time:    07:00 – 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

-Tree poppers

Best regards,

Louise Kritzinger

Chairperson

Friends of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

admin@fgnr.co.za

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