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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Tree planting and guided walk with the Dendrological Society

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Time: 09:00
Where: Meet in picnic area / arboretum
Who: Everybody is welcome!
Cost: Free

What to bring:

-Sun hat, walking shoes

-Water & snacks

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Adopt Moreletaspruit Forum Guided Hike 15 Sept 2018

The Annual Guided Hike organised by the Friends Groups belonging to the Adopt Moreletaspruit Forum will take place on 15 September this year.

To reserve your spot, email carolma@telkomsa.net

The number of participants is limited to 40 so people are advised to enter as soon as possible!

Hike details:

  • 06:30 for 07:00 starting at Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve
  • 16km along the Moreletaspruit ending at Pioneers Museum (approximately 5 hours of walking)
  • There is also the option to end at the Murrayfield tennis courts (approximately 12km)
  • Maximum of 40 people (register before 8 Sept)
  • No children under 12
  • Hikers must be fit
  • No dogs
  • Picnic break at Faerie Glen Nature Reserve (approximately halfway; bring your own snacks!)
  • Prepare to get your feet wet!
  • A walking stick will be to your advantage

To register and more info, please contact: carolma@telkomsa.net (082 772 2498)

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