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There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is...

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04 August 2014

There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is...

07 August 2014

The Cape Bird Club and the Tygerberg Bird Club will be offering two-hour Bird Walks on the grounds of Kirstenbosch NBG.

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01 August 2014
The purpose of the Awards is to recognise individuals’ contribution amongst their peers in the biodiversity conservation community.Read more
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21 July 2014
SANBI staff members countrywide heeded the call to honour Nelson Mandela's life's work by giving their time, energy and compassion to those who need it most.Read more
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20 July 2014
Themes for the symposium included: Managing pathways, areas and species; and included discussions around the Draft NEMBA regulations.Read more
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17 July 2014
The cold, moonlit night was one full of fun, discovery and connecting to Mother Nature.Read more

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 A shrub with aromatic leaves and pretty pink flowers from the west coast.

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This cycad from the Waterberg commemorates the poet and naturalist Eugene Marais.

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This large and robust, nocturnal mongoose is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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