Founded in 1926

South Africa

Helderberg Nature Reserve

August 2008 - Helderberg Nature Reserve


This month the meeting was at the Helderberg Nature Reserve. Andreas Groenewald met club members on a rainy, windy, cold winters morning!

He talked about medicinal plants, about fynbos, ecology in the reserve, and recreation and aesthetics.

For those who have not yet visited the reserve there are picnic spots, an information centre, a gift shop, exhibitions and hiking trails for young and old. See local Bontebok, and watch the tortoises lazily mowing the lawns!

Afterwards everyone warmed up in the Duck Inn with a hot drink!

Thanks for braving the weather! And a huge thanks to Andreas for sharing such an interesting subject!

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