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 R150 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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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 email@example.com 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 »
Norman Larsen will talk about the mythological spider bite at the Cape Bird Club venue, Nassau Centre, Groote Schuur High School, Palmyra Road, Cape Town. Book your seat.Find out more »
A walk through Rietfontein Ridge Nature Reserve looking for spiders and other little creatures that will be around this time of year. Bring something to drink and something to snack.Find out more »
The event will consist of various activities related to VWS and in general, the conservation of the environment. Spiders, snakes, helicopters, fire fighting etc.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!