We charge for attendance at field and certain other events:
R50 per adult and R10 per child 11 years and under with the option of paying R120 PER FAMILY for 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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Peggy Vera Road, Johannesburg South/Mondeor. Co-ordinates: 26.303778°S, 28.010773°E or -26.30337, 28.010709, nearest corner Peggy Vera Road and Frederick Place. Once in Peggy Vera Road park at the main entrance where we will meet between 7:30and 8:00 a.m. Joan Faiola will lead this event, for further details contact her on email@example.com or sms on 082 565-7994Find out more »
A catch, photograph and release day then stay, swim and have a picnic or braai. TO GET THERE: CO-ORDINATES: S 25°47'53.173" E 27°59'23.574" -25.79796, 27.991588 Spider walk, catch and release then stay, swim and have a picnic or braai. There is riverine bush, Highveld grassland, dolomite formations and caves, walkways, steep bits, suspensions bridges and cool woodland areas. With such variety of habitats we could find ANYTHING if we are allowed to walk slowly enough. Directions from Johannesburg: Take William Nicol…Find out more »
We have been invited to hold a snap survey of arachnids at Albert’s Farm by the Friends of Albert’s Farm Conservancy. All Spider Club members and interested members of the Friends of Albert’s Farm are invited to take part. Meet on Sunday 10th March at 8 a.m. at Main car park of Alberts Farm. The main entrance is on 6th Road West, corner/opposite 8th Street, Greymont. Co-ordinates: -26.1586; 27.9703 There is no entrance fee to the park but The Spider…Find out more »
Everyone is welcome to this exciting event that celebrates life on earth, the marvels of science and past life.Find out more »
Guests are invited to join us for the formal opening of the Biosystematics Training Centre and to celebrate the International Day of Biodiversity.Find out more »
Meet at 432 Stallion Road, Corner Equestrian Road, Ruimsig, Roodepoort Quick! Quick! Before the weather gets too cold for spiders and the winter fires burn the grasslands, come and see what we can find in the Ruimsig Entomological (butterfly) Reserve. We’ve noticed that with the late and copious rains and still warm weather, a lot of spiders are still around. The reserve is pristine veld grassland which has been more or less undisturbed for decades, so there are no paths.…Find out more »
We meet in the parking lot. Entrance to the reserve is on the corner of 6th Road West and 8th Street, Northcliffe. We will bring microscopes so if you would like to help identify the spiders collected, we will meet up at Marianne’s home nearby to sort and identify what we have collected. This is a continuation of the Snap Survey initiated on 10th March. Bring your own lunch if you plan to stay on.Find out more »
We have a stand at this prestigious event which will give us really good exposure. We educate people, both young and old about the wonderful world of spiders. Educating the young ones is a rewarding experience. It’s an all weekend event and we will need all hands on deck. If you have a few hours to spare that weekend to meet the public and tell them about spiders please contact Astri on cell 073-168-7187 or firstname.lastname@example.org obviously as helpers you…Find out more »
We will be walking with the residents of Meyersdal Eco Estate to show and educate them on the beautiful spiders that they share the land with. It will be a fun and casual walk that is great for beginners! I will give a very short presentation in the clubhouse before the walk. Spider Club members are welcome, and encouraged, to join.Find out more »
Keep your eyes on your e-mail and our Facebook page as other events may be organized, sometimes at quite 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!