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There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is...

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01 September 2014
There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is one...
01 September 2014
All Members of the South African Society of Artists can still take advantage of the Members’ 2 Exhibition which runs from 1 to 11...
03 September 2014
The Cape Bird Club and the Tygerberg Bird Club will be offering two-hour Bird Walks on the grounds of Kirstenbosch NBG. A number...

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01 September 2014
The chameleons were discovered on four isolated mountains in the north by researchers assessing the biodiversity of the area.Read more
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28 August 2014
There was much interest from attendees who were keen to get a better understanding of the environmental conservation work done by SANBI.Read more
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25 August 2014
The Western Cape Cycad Society is offering a reward of R10 000 for any information leading to the arrest of anyone linked to theft of the cycads.Read more
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25 August 2014
The campaign seeks to encourage individuals to take better care of the environment by promoting the culture of reducing, re-using and recycling waste.Read more

Plants of the week

 Silvery pink, sweetly scented flowers grace this pretty shrublet.

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This perennial shoots from a woody rootstock each spring, or after fire.

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Animal of the week

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The Table Mountain ghost frog has a small and restricted natural range of less than nine square kilometres.

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Insects may be small, but they play a vital role in food production.

Which insects  are the most important pollinators of crops in South Africa?

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