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:
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 (

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Invitation to Guided Hike along the Moreletaspruit 16 September 2017

The Adopt Moreletaspruit Forum in collaboration with Friends Groups along the Moreletaspruit and CoT Nature Conservation will again host the popular hike along the Moreleaspruit from the Moreletakloof Nature Reserve to the Pioneer’s Museum in Silverton.

Please find below the poster, information sheet and indemnity form should you like to participate. Only 40 participants will be accommodated, so book early to secure a place for the hike.

Entry and indemnity forms must be filled in and returned to before 9 September.

Adopt Moreletaspruit Forum Guided Hike 2017
Entry and Indemnity Form Adopt Moreletaspruit Hike 16 Sept 2017
Adopt Moreletaspruit Guided Hike 16 Sept 2017 Information Sheet

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YouTube: Runner Attacked in The Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

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Invasive plant hack – Saturday 15 July 2017

Please join us for a good workout while spending some time outdoors. FFGNR will again be combatting invasive plants to conserve and restore the indigenous vegetation in the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve.

Date: Saturday 15 July 2017
Time: 08:30 – 11:30
Where: Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance
Who: Everybody is welcome! You can also bring your garden worker along.
RSVP: Please e-mail or SMS if you plan on helping. We need to prepare enough herbicide etc. If you forget to RSVP, or decide to join at the last moment, you are still welcome!

What to bring:
– Pruning shears (large and/or small)
– Handsaw
– Gardening gloves
– Sun hat and sunscreen
– Old clothes
– Closed shoes
– Something to drink to keep hydrated

FFGNR will provide:
– Herbicide for invasive plants
– Plastic gloves for handling herbicides
– Tree poppers

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Lantana Hack

Thank you to all who participated in our previous Latana Hack.

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