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22 October 2014 - 2014 CAPE Partners Conference

The CAPE Partners Conference is an event hosted by SANBI with the CAPE Partners; and provides a platform to celebrate and...

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SANBI Events

22 October 2014
The CAPE Partners Conference is an event hosted by SANBI with the CAPE Partners; and provides a platform to celebrate and...
24 October 2014
The Gardener Live Expo is in the Free State National Botanical Garden again. This year will be bigger and better as exhibitors...
25 October 2014
The Volksblad Kos & Kunsmark is held on the last Saturday every month. Visitors can browse through stalls offering fresh...

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21 October 2014
Weed-buster Month increases public understanding of the problems alien plants can cause.Read more
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17 October 2014
A SANBI resident botanical artist, Gillian Condy, organised the international competition.Read more
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14 October 2014
A CREW volunteer, Nicky van Berkel, stumbled on the new species.Read more
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10 October 2014
It is now easier than ever to find information and tools held by SANBI on South Africa's biodiversity.Read more

Plants of the week

An attractive buchu from the west coast with pink flowers and hairless leaves.

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Did you know that cotton grew naturally in SA?

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The Spotted Eagle-Owl is the most common large owl in southern Africa.

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