We charge for attendance at field and certain other events:
R50 for adults and R10 for children 11 years and younger, with the option of paying R150 PER FAMILY for an annual subscription.
Some venues will also require an entrance fee which must be paid by each individual.
For field trips we will supply vials, magnifiers, plastic pill bottles and some other basic collecting equipment, but please bring your own if you have as well as any reference books, a picnic lunch, adequate water, a hat and good walking shoes.
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Let’s see if we can find winter spiders. It may be quite a mission, but you never know. Normal entry fees to the garden to be paid by each individual; they only accept card payments. Direction on their website: www.sanbi.org.zaFind out more »
We have arranged to visit the Arachnology Section of the Plant Protection Research Institute at Roodeplaat campus. We'll be shown around the National Collection of Arachnida and be given a presentation of the work that the scientists are doing, with a crash course in microscope identification methods. Please bring your own refreshments and a picnic lunch. R100 per personFind out more »
Join us at our Annual General Meeting - and a lunchtime braai. With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, it is not yet possible to book public venues such as halls in municipal recreation centres for events. We'll share venue details with you as soon as we can ... watch this space.Find out more »
(This date may change to another Saturday in August.) We have offered the services of The Spider Club to help at the National Collection of Arachnida, Arachnology Section of the Plant Protection Research Institute at Roodeplaat campus. This will probably consist of topping up vials where the alcohol has evaporated and other “housekeeping” tasks.Find out more »
Keep your eyes on your e-mail and our Facebook page as other events may be organised, sometimes at short notice. We will attempt to give you fair warning. And remember that Norman Larsen is at the Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre, Canal walk in Cape Town every Saturday between 11 a.m. and 12 noon to demonstrate and talk about SPIDERS!