2020 Darling Wildflower Show and Plant Fair

SAVE THE DATE! The oldest wildflower show in the Southern Hemisphere and second oldest consecutive wildflower show in the world is celebrating 103 years of wildflower conservation in September. Online tickets will be available soon via Quicket. Join the Darling...

2020 International Environmental Calendar

03/03/2020 World Wildlife Day 18/03/2020 World Recycling Day 21/03/2020 World Water Day 28/03/2020 Earth Hour 13/04/2020 Int. Plant Appreciation Day 22/04/2020 Earth Day 22/05/2020 Int. Day for Bio-Diversity 05/06/2020 World Environment Day 22/06/2020 World...

Differentiating between venomous and non-venomous snakes

There are plenty of misconceptions about the differentiation between non-venomous and venomous snakes – and we’re going to explore this process in detail below! The Basics For starters, it’s worth noting that this process is far more complicated than most people...

Fynbos Feline

Caracal caracal  The caracal is a striking medium-sized, robustly built cat with long powerful legs, large paws, a short tail and ear tips with long hair tufts. In South Africa, the caracal is also known as a ‘rooikat’ or ‘lynx.’ And although...

Invasive Alien Plants

INVASIVE ALIEN PLANT SPECIES Simply put…an alien species is a non-native plant or animal that is introduced to a region outside its natural area of distribution and threatens the indigenous biological diversity.   The management and control of Invasive...