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26 March 2017
Nestled below Castle Rock and the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, the Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market is arguably the...
26 March 2017
Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert on 26 March 2017 – change of performers Bobby van Jaarsveld unfortunately had to cancel his...
27 March 2017
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02 March 2017
Please note that this training is NOT an introduction to GIS and it is expected that participants have a basic working knowledge of GIS concepts and application.Read more

Plants of the week

A delightful shrub, with soft needle-shaped leaves that shimmer in the wind, while its cup-shaped, crimson flower heads, shyly nod. 

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CREW finds the first record of Brachystelma dyeri outside of Mpumalanga's serpentine grasslands.

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Animal of the week

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The Cape hope squid is regarded as one of the most intelligent species within the class Cephalopoda. Although capable of living in isolation, the Cape hope squid often co-occurs with other fish species in either deep or shallow waters (Rosa et al, 2013).

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A 10th SANBI National Botanical Garden, Kwelera NBG, is currently being developed.

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