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May 2021

Photography Walk & Talk

May 30 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Sheds@Birdsong, Gemstone Road
Crocodile River Reserve, Gauteng 0046 South Africa
80.00ZAR

A tree is a tree is a tree. Not so! Join us on Sunday the 21st of March when Cheryl Dehning will take us into the veld and share her knowledge on just how diverse and interesting trees really are.

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June 2021

Snare Walk – June 2021

June 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Top of Gemstone Road, Gemstone Road
Pretoria Rural Centurion, Gauteng South Africa
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Free
Hard at work on a Snare Walk in the Crocodile River Reserve

Snaring has long been a problem in the Crocodile River Reserve and the surrounding areas. A sharp increase in this environmental crime has been experienced recently as people attempt to supplement their income through the bush meat trade in these financially trying times. Although we can all sympathize with the struggle to make ends meet, besides being illegal, this is a particularly inhumane practice. An animal snared will die a slow and painful death, and even if rescued could loose…

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Geology Walk

June 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Sheds@Birdsong, Gemstone Road
Crocodile River Reserve, Gauteng 0046 South Africa
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ZAR80.00

A Geology walk and talk could be the perfect Father’s Day gift on Sunday the 20th of June when Adam Bumby explains the wonders of how our world came to be. This educational walk and talk covers the fascinating dolomites of the reserve and includes a walk up Koppie Alleen and surroundings, learning about the geology and associated ecosystems. This outdoor talk is always well received by both kids and parents. Cost: R80 per adult, R40 for children under 12

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July 2021

About Owls

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
The Sheds@Birdsong, Gemstone Road
Crocodile River Reserve, Gauteng 0046 South Africa
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ZAR80.00

Owls are both fascinating and beautiful creatures. Their presence in your garden offers hours of intriguing viewing, and they also provide an efficient means of pest control. To find out how to welcome owls into your garden, join us on Sunday the 18th of July, when Sara Orchardson from EcoSolutions will give us some insight into the lives of these beautiful birds. This talk will cover general owl facts as well as a dive into Spotted Eagle Owls (Bubo africanus)…

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August 2021

History Tour

August 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Sheds@Birdsong, Gemstone Road
Crocodile River Reserve, Gauteng 0046 South Africa
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ZAR80.00

On Sunday the 22nd of August Dalene van der Merwe will show you the role history has played in the shaping of the area we now know as the Crocodile River Reserve on the History Tour. Cost: To be advised  

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September 2021

Snare Walk – September 2021

September 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Top of Gemstone Road, Gemstone Road
Pretoria Rural Centurion, Gauteng South Africa
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Free
Hard at work on a Snare Walk in the Crocodile River Reserve

Snaring has long been a problem in the Crocodile River Reserve and the surrounding areas. A sharp increase in this environmental crime has been experienced recently as people attempt to supplement their income through the bush meat trade in these financially trying times. Although we can all sympathize with the struggle to make ends meet, besides being illegal, this is a particularly inhumane practice. An animal snared will die a slow and painful death, and even if rescued could loose…

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Scorpion Walk September 2021

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
The Sheds@Birdsong, Gemstone Road
Crocodile River Reserve, Gauteng 0046 South Africa
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ZAR80.00
Scorpion

Join us on a Scorpion Walk in the Crocodile River Reserve with Jonathan Leeming. He is a leading authority on Spiders and Scorpions, who will introduce you to his best friends and give fascinating insights into their ways and habits.

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November 2021

Art Day

November 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Sheds@Birdsong, Gemstone Road
Crocodile River Reserve, Gauteng 0046 South Africa
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ZAR80.00

Nothing can inspire creativity quite like the beauty of the African bushveld. On Sunday the 21st of November Jenny Cornish will host our very first Art Day. Cost: R80 per adult, R40 for children under 12   Image courtesy of Jenny Cornish

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December 2021

Snare Walk – December 2021

December 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Top of Gemstone Road, Gemstone Road
Pretoria Rural Centurion, Gauteng South Africa
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Free
Hard at work on a Snare Walk in the Crocodile River Reserve

Snaring has long been a problem in the Crocodile River Reserve and the surrounding areas. A sharp increase in this environmental crime has been experienced recently as people attempt to supplement their income through the bush meat trade in these financially trying times. Although we can all sympathize with the struggle to make ends meet, besides being illegal, this is a particularly inhumane practice. An animal snared will die a slow and painful death, and even if rescued could loose…

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Veld Flowers and Grasses

December 12 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Sheds@Birdsong, Gemstone Road
Crocodile River Reserve, Gauteng 0046 South Africa
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ZAR80.00
A field of bristle-leaved red top grass, also called Melinis Nerviglumis

Our last, but by no means least, event for 2021 will be celebrated with flowers. Discover and learn about the surprisingly wide variety of Veld flowers and grasses that can be found in just one morning with Arista Botha on Sunday the 12th of December. Cost: R80 per adult, R40 for children under 12

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