Events

October 2015: Activities planned in the KZN Midlands

Beacon Hill Walk - Howick
25 October 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at top of Lake View Road for walk in the grassland
Contact Eve Hughes to book: 082 872 4333
Donation: R20 to Friends of Beacon Hill

Symmonds Stream Weed Walk – Howick
27 October 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at Thabo's Antiques at 08h50. Wear walking shoes.
Learn about invasive plants in our area and what we can do about them
Contact Pam Haynes for details 083 456 9202

QUIZ EVENING - Caversham Hall, Balgowan (notice attached)
28 October 2015 18h00 for 18h30
Balgowan Conservancy invites you to make up teams of 4 or 6 for a fun evening with Quiz Master Dr Richard Dunning.
Cost is R100 per person for the quiz and supper (mild curry or Pasta, followed by desserts).
There will be a CASH Bar and prizes for the Winning Team.
RSVP essential (before 23/10/2015): Priscilla 082-569 9116, Peter 083-629 1617, or Yvonne 079-019 2040.

 

 

November 2015: Activities planned in the KZN Midlands

Dargle Local Market
1 November 09h00-11h00 at Lions River Club
Contact: Mike 083 325 1082

Boston Forest Walk – Boston
1 November 09h00 to 11h00
A gentle stroll through a forest patch, crossing streams and listening to the birds.  Meet at The Pickle Pot 10 kms from Boston village on the R617 (Underberg Road)
Contact Carol to book: 082 450 6792
Donation R20 to local conservation

Public Participation Meetings: Application for Environmental Authorisation for Gas and Petroleum exploration by Rhino Oil & Gas (Pty) LTD
3 November 14h30: Lion's River Club
4 November 14h30: Mooi River Country Club

Gartmore Farm Walk – Karkloof
4 November 09h00 to 12h00
Walk through farm and grasslands to the lovely Yarrow Falls
Contact Robyn McGillivray to book: 082 802 8949
Donation: R20 to Karkloof Conservancy

Kilgobbin Forest Walk - Dargle
5 November 09h00 to 11h00
Explore the mist-belt forest along old logging paths
Contact Barend Booysen to book 082 787 0797
Donation: R20 to Dargle Conservancy

Milestone Forest Walk
6 November 09h00 to 11h00
Visit the historic farm where the very first Conservancy in South Africa was started in 1978, to walk in the forest amongst the Yellowwoods.
Contact Marilyn Revesz  082 427 3365
Donation: R20 to Balgowan Conservancy

Mpophomeni Hills Walk
10 November 09h00 to 11h00
Join local guides to learn more about the area.
Contact Penz Malinga to book 078 236 4480
Donation: R20 to Mpophomeni Conservation Group

Rosetta Country Market
14 November 08h00 – 12h00
Rosetta Dam, Kamberg Road (about 500m from R103 on left hand side).
Contact Dave Whitfield: 082 550 4656

The End of the Line - Dargle Movie Night
11 November 18h00 at Everglades Country Hotel
Imagine an ocean without fish. Imagine your meals without seafood. Imagine the global consequences. This is the future if we do not stop, think and act. A documentary film revealing the impact of overfishing on our oceans.
Donation R20

Curry’s Post Conservancy Walk
15 November 08h30 for 09h00 start
Enjoy a different stroll each month
Contact Sarah Allan to book: 076 578 2941
Donation: R20 to Curry’s Post Conservancy

Midlands Country Market
15 November 09h00 – 12h30
Peter’s Gate Herb Farm, R103, Lidgetton (next door to Granny Mouse’s Country House Hotel)
Contact Karen 076 412 1320 or Paola 076 872 7734

Fort Nottingham Walk
19 November 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at ElsAmics to explore the grassland and forest
Contact Roy Tabernor to book: 082 487 0922
Donation: R20 to Lion's Bush Conservancy

Mbona Private Reserve Walk – Karkloof
20 November 09h00 to 11h00
Beautiful grasslands and forests.  Bring a picnic to enjoy with magnificent views afterwards
Contact Keith Cooper to book: 082 574 1958
Donation: R20 to Karkloof Conservancy

Quarterly Walk at The Bend, Nottingham Road
26 November 09h30 to 13h00
Climb through indigenous forest onto montane grassland. Reasonable levels of fitness required.
Contact Sarah Tilbury to book: 082 335 4598
Donation: R20 to Rosetta-Nottingham Road Conservancy

Rosetta Country Market
28 November 08h00 – 12h00
Rosetta Dam, Kamberg Road (about 500m from R103 on left hand side).
Contact Dave Whitfield: 082 550 4656

Beacon Hill Walk - Howick
29 November 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at top of Lake View Road for walk in the grassland
Contact Eve Hughes to book: 082 872 4333
Donation: R20 to Friends of Beacon Hill

 

December 2015: Activities planned in the KZN Midlands

Gartmore Farm Walk – Karkloof
2 December 09h00 to 12h00
Walk through farm and grasslands to the lovely Yarrow Falls
Contact Robyn McGillivray to book: 082 802 8949
Donation: R20 to Karkloof Conservancy

Kilgobbin Forest Walk - Dargle
3 December 09h00 to 11h00
Explore the mist-belt forest along old logging paths
Contact Barend Booysen to book 082 787 0797
Donation: R20 to Dargle Conservancy

Milestone Forest Walk
4 December 09h00 to 11h00
Visit the historic farm where the very first Conservancy in South Africa was started in 1978, to walk in the forest amongst the Yellowwoods.
Contact Marilyn Revesz  082 427 3365
Donation: R20 to Balgowan ConservancyDargle Local Market
1 November 09h00-11h00 at Lions River Club
Contact: Mike 083 325 1082

Boston Forest Walk – Boston
6 December 09h00 to 11h00
A gentle stroll through a forest patch, crossing streams and listening to the birds.  Meet at The Pickle Pot 10 kms from Boston village on the R617 (Underberg Road)
Contact Carol to book: 082 450 6792
Donation R20 to local conservation

Dargle Local Market
6 December 09h00-11h00 at Lions River Club
Contact: Mike 083 325 1082

Mpophomeni Hills Walk
8 December 09h00 to 11h00
Join local guides to learn more about the area.
Contact Penz Malinga to book 078 236 4480
Donation: R20 to Mpophomeni Conservation Group

Rosetta Country Market
12 December 08h00 – 12h00
Rosetta Dam, Kamberg Road (about 500m from R103 on left hand side).
Contact Dave Whitfield: 082 550 4656

 Fort Nottingham Walk
17 December 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at ElsAmics to explore the grassland and forest
Contact Roy Tabernor to book: 082 487 0922
Donation: R20 to Lion's Bush Conservancy

Mbona Private Reserve Walk – Karkloof
18 December 09h00 to 11h00
Beautiful grasslands and forests.  Bring a picnic to enjoy with magnificent views afterwards
Contact Keith Cooper to book: 082 574 1958
Donation: R20 to Karkloof Conservancy

Curry’s Post Conservancy Walk
20 December 08h30 for 09h00 start
Enjoy a different stroll each month
Contact Sarah Allan to book: 076 578 2941
Donation: R20 to Curry’s Post Conservancy

Midlands Country Market
20 December 09h00 – 12h30
Peter’s Gate Herb Farm, R103, Lidgetton (next door to Granny Mouse’s Country House Hotel)
Contact Karen 076 412 1320 or Paola 076 872 7734

Beacon Hill Walk - Howick
27 December 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at top of Lake View Road for walk in the grassland
Contact Eve Hughes to book: 082 872 4333
Donation: R20 to Friends of Beacon Hill