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INaturalist City Challenge 2021

What is the City Nature Challenge? There is nature all around us, even in our cities! Knowing what species are in our city and where they are helps us study and protect them, but the ONLY way to do that is by all of us – scientists, land managers, and the community –...

2021 Membership Applications & Renewal

To join the Darling Wild Flower Society please complete and return the application form together with proof of payment to info@darlingwildflowers.co.za or P.O. Box 18, Darling, 7345 The 2019/2020 Annual General Meeting will take place at the Darling Sports Grounds on...

Country Storage Sponsorship

Thank you to Country Storage! The Darling Wild Flower Society would like to extend a HUGE thank you to Country Storage for sponsoring two secure containers at their facility located at 36 Caledon Street, Darling. The building at the Darling Sports grounds which was...

Introduction to Snakes of the Region

Snakes not only form part of South Africa’s rich biodiversity but also play an important role in fynbos ecology. Southern Africa has 171 recognoised snake species of these 72 are non-venomous, 50 mildly venomous, 29 are able to inflict painful bites and 20 are...

SA National Parks Week 2020

The much anticipated 15th annual #SANationalParksWeek has arrived and as of Monday 16 November to Friday 20 November 2020 South Africans’ will have FREE access to the country’s National Parks and in some areas the period is extended until Sunday 22...

Daisy Family

This is probably the largest family of flowering plants, with more than 25 000 species world-wide, growing from sea-level to the highest mountain peaks. It is absent only from Antarctica. In southern Africa it is also one of the biggest families of flowering plants...

Proteaceae of South Africa

The Proteaceae is one of the most prominent flowering plant families. There are about 1400 species, in more than 60 genera such as Protea, Leucadendron, Leucospermum, Serruria and Paranomus. They occur in southern hemisphere countries. Australia has the most with 45...

Wild Flower Reserves of the Darling region

Darling is a picturesque village in the Swartland established in the 1851 by the then Cape Lieutenant Governor, Sir Charles Henry Darling. Surrounded by farmlands it is home to the famous Ms Evita Bezuidenhout, Ormonde, Darling Sweets and Darling Brewery. The small...