Faerie Glen Nature Reserve closed on 1 November

Please note that the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will be closed on 1 November 2021 to allow staff to vote in the elections.

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Invasive Plant Hack Sunday 14 November at 07:00

Please join us on Sunday 14 November for this month’s invasive species (Lantana) hack.

Time: 07:00 – 10:30

Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who: Everybody is welcome!

RSVP: Please e-mail admin@fgnr.co.za 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

– Tree poppers

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MiniSASS Stream Assessment Scoring System Saturday 13 November

A community river health monitoring of the Moreletaspsruit

Time: 15:00 – 17:00

Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

What to bring:

  • Sun hat
  • Magnifying glass (if possible)
  • Children welcome!

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Birding Morning with Philip Calinikos

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Birding morning with Philip Calinikos from BirdLife Northern Gauteng

Saturday 16 October 2021
Time: 06:00
Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance
Who: Everybody is welcome!

Cost:

  • Friends of the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve and BirdLife Members – FREE
  • Non-members – R50.00

What to bring:

  • Sun hat, water
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Binoculars
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Invasive Plant Hack Sunday 17 October at 07:00

Please join us on Sunday 17 October for this month’s invasive species (Lantana) hack.

Time: 07:00 – 10:30

Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who: Everybody is welcome!

RSVP: Please e-mail admin@fgnr.co.za 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

– Tree poppers

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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve resumes normal hours on Wednesdays

Please be informed that the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve is again open on Wednesdays during normal operating hours between 06:00 and 18:00.

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Invasive Plant Hack Sunday 19 September at 07:00

Please join us on Sunday 19 September for this month’s invasive species (Lantana) hack.

Time: 07:00 – 10:30

Where: Meet @ Faerie Glen Nature Reserve main entrance

Who: Everybody is welcome!

RSVP: Please e-mail admin@fgnr.co.za 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

– Tree poppers

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Guided Hike at Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

Date: Sunday 12 September 2021

Time: 06:00

Where: Meet on the grass at the entrance to the reserve.

Description: Join us for a guided hike up both hills at the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve. The terrain is steep and uneven, so a reasonable level of fitness is required. The hike is approximately 7km in distance. We will take a break halfway through for snacks.

Booking: Booking is essential, as only 15 places are available on this hike. Please contact Ruth on 082 677 3683 to book.

Price: R100 for non-members / FREE for members.

Bring along:

  • A hat and sunscreen
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Sturdy hiking footwear
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Arbour Day 5 September 2021

Join us to plant an indigenous tree!
Afterwards there will be a short walk identifying invasive trees threatening local biodiversity.

Time: 08:00
Where: Meet on front lawn at entrance
Who: Everybody is welcome!
Cost: Free
Bring along:

-Sun hat, comfortable shoes

-Water/refreshments

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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve closed on Wednesdays until 3pm

Please be informed that the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will be closed on Wednesdays from 06:00 – 15:00 until further notice due to game management by the City of Tshwane Nature Conservation. The reserve will be open for visitors from 15:00.

We will alert you to any further changes.  

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