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27 August 2014
Here is a great opportunity to attend a bat care workshop specifically designed for bat injuries from wind turbines. The workshop...
27 August 2014
Dr Ernst van Jaarsveld (Curator, Kirstenbosch Conservatory ) will be talking about Vygies (Mesembs) on 27 August 2014 from 10.33...
30 August 2014
The Volksblad Kos & Kunsmark is held on the last Saturday every month. Visitors can browse through stalls offering fresh...

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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
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20 August 2014
The forum addresses key issues relating to invasive alien species, and brings together different role-players in this field.Read more
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06 August 2014
Members of the public who might have information regarding the theft of the plants on 04 August are encouraged to get in touch with the Garden on 021 799 8899 or the police.Read more

Plants of the week

 A spiny succulent with pretty purple flowers suited to hot dry areas.

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Flowering in the dry season this bush provides food for many insects.

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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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Another one for the history buffs

 Remnants of Van Riebeeck's hedge are a feature of Kirstenbosch NBG, but what tree was used?

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