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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve closed on Wednesdays in the early morning

IMPORTANT NOTICE! Please take note that Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will be closed every Wednesday from 26 May 2021 from 06:00 – 11:00 until further notice for game management. (by order of City of Tshwane) Enquiries : Tel : (012) … Continue reading

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Lance Robinson Birding Basics Course

BirdLife Northern Gauteng is excited to be hosting well-known bird expert and guide Lance Robinson, for two ZOOM meetings and a practical outing (see attached pamphlet for details). • ZOOM online course on Tuesday, 25 May 2021 Time: 18h45 for … Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Hack 23 May @ 7:30

Please join us on Sunday 23 May for this month’s invasive species (Lantana) hack. 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 … Continue reading

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Bioblitz City Nature Challenge 2021 on Sunday 2 May

Join us on Sunday 2 May at 10:00 in taking part in the Bioblitz City Nature Challenge 2021 along with other cities around the world to find and identify wildlife in Tshwane on Sunday 2 May 2021. We will meet … Continue reading

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Hack on Sunday 25 April 07:00

Please join us on Sunday 25 April for this month’s invasive species (Lantana) hack. Time:  07:00 – 10:00 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: … Continue reading

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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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