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25 April 2015
No matter your ability, everyone is welcome to participate in the 5 km Parkrun on Saturdays in the Pretoria National...
25 April 2015
Free State National Botanical Garden Art and Food Market is held every last Saturday of the month. Visitors can browse...
25 April 2015
Come and experience the seasonal changes at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Join special theme walks with the Garden...

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22 April 2015
Included in the model is a display of ‘Plants South Africa Gave the World’.Read more
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21 April 2015
SANBI staff were kept busy by members of the public at the popular stand.Read more
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21 April 2015
Donaldson has been nominated in the NSTF–BHP Billiton awards for his work in biodiversity conservation.Read more
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16 April 2015
Interview is part of campaign to raise awareness about plight of South African cycads.Read more

Plants of the week

An excellent thatching reed from the west coast.

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This plant which attracts butterflies is widespread.

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Animal of the week

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Hyperolius pickersgilli is endemic to a narrow strip of land along the coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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