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 in July each year.
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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Moreletakloof is a 100 ha reserve in suburban Pretoria with streams, forest, rocky outcrops, abundant bird life, wild game and arachnids. We'll meet in the parking area just inside the entrance, corner Palmer and Helios Street, -25.817141, 28.291075. This is a follow up visit to this lovely small reserve in Pretoria. We will try to add to the species list from our previous visits. A species list will be available on the day for you to tick off or add…Find out more »
Spider walk in the grounds of the ARC (Agricultural Research Council) Roodeplaat, followed by a quick tour of the Arachnology section, the National Collection of Arachnida, and a chat to the scientists. The extensive grounds consist of thick, natural bush, open grassy areas, a koppie, dams, fields, old and new buildings and a network of roads and footpaths. We plan to actually collect and will explore the undeveloped “wild” parts of the grounds. Booking is essential as we have to…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 11h00–12h00 to demonstrate and talk about SPIDERS!