First hack of 2018 on Sat 20 Jan at 07:30

Please join us for the first Lantana hack of the year this Saturday 20 January to assist us in ridding the reserve of this highly invasive and noxious exotic plant species. Mark Pretorius and Francois Neethling (blind) is shown in the photo.

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Date: Saturday 20 January 2018
Time: 07:30 – 10:30 (you are free to leave earlier)
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

We urge each member to aim to attend at least one hack this year, as it would greatly aid progress on the mammoth task of eradicating alien invasive species in the FGNR. Many hands make light work!

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

Download our latest newsletter here:

Spring 2017 FFGNR Newsletter

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Imaginaeries Launch

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Wild flower walk with botanist Petro Lemmer

Date: Saturday 4 November 2017
Time: 07:15 am
Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance
Cost: FFGNR members FREE / Non members R50.00

What to bring:
– Sun hat
– Comfortable shoes
– Water
– 10X magnifying glass (not compulsory)
– Field guide books (not compulsory)

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Arbor Day

Thank you to Danie van Eeden for sponsoring the tree of the year Ziziphus mucronata (Blinkblaar-wag-‘n-bietjie / Buffalo thorn) that was planted in the reserve on Arbor day. Please feel free to support Danie’s indigenous Wild Route Nursery in Zwavelpoort:

www.wildroute.co.za
Saint str, Plot 92, Zwavelpoort
Open to the public Mon-Sat 08:00-16:00
072 376 7831

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FGNR Safety and Security Meeting Minutes

The meeting minutes can be downloaded here: Faerie Glen Nature Reserve – Safety and Security Stakeholder Meeting Minutes – 16 Aug 2017

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FGNR security stakeholder meeting 16 August 2017

Date: 16 August 2017
Time: 18:30
Venue: NG Church Faerie Glen, 429 Glenwood Avenue
Topic: Security & safety issues of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve and adjacent green belt & affected properties
Who: Anyone is welcome to attend
RSVP: Ruth Schmidt (ruthtbl@gmail.com)

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