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Mini-SASS Sat 10 Apr at 14:45

We have been given the green light by CoT Nature Conservation to resume our activities.  Please note that sanitising of hands and the wearing of masks at the entrance building remains mandatory.  We would like to invite you to a Mini-SASS (Stream Assessment … Continue reading

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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve returns to usual opening hours

From Monday 1 March 2021, The Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will resume its usual opening hours. The Reserve will be open from 6am to 6pm daily.

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Litter in Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

The Friends of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the ladies who usually tackle Cats Claw (an invasive creeper) and Pom Pom (another invasive flowering plant). The rainy weather meant that herbicide … Continue reading

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Friends of Faerie Glen Nature Reserve Membership 2021

Most of us had a very difficult year in 2020, including the start of 2021. Many have lost loved ones due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The FFGNR also mourns the loss of dedicated committee member Peter Teurlings who succumbed to … Continue reading

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Lockdown New Opening Hours At Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

We are glad to announce that the FGNR will be open between 07:00 and 18:00 from 13 January under the amended Alert Level 3 Regulations that will be in place until 15 February 2021.  We will unfortunately not be allowed to host any group activities during this time. … Continue reading

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LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3 UPDATE

According to the information we have received, the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will be open from 9am until 6pm during lockdown level 3. We will keep posting as we receive new information.

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Alien Vegetation Hack 13 December 2020

Please join us for a hack on Sunday 13 December 2020. We will be removing the alien invasive plant known as Lantana. Time: 07:00 – 10:00 Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance Who: Everybody is welcome! RSVP: … Continue reading

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Tree identification walk on 5 December 2020

A tree identification walk will take place on Saturday 5 December 2020. Time: 07:00 Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance Who: Everybody is welcome! Cost: FFGNR Members – FREENon-members – R50.00 What to bring: – Sun hat … Continue reading

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Lantana Hack Sunday 15 November at 7am

Please join us for a hack on Sunday 15 November 2020. We will be removing the alien invasion plant known as Lantana. Time: 07:00 – 10:00 Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance Who: Everybody is welcome! RSVP: … Continue reading

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Birding morning with Philip Calinikos from BirdLife Northern Gauteng

Please join us on Saturday 7 November for a birding morning led by Philip Calinikos from BirdLife Northern Gauteng Time: 06:00 Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance Who: Everybody is welcome! Cost: FFGNR and BirdLife Members – … Continue reading

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