Monthly Archives: July 2015

CYCAD POACHER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON

In a ground-breaking decision, and for the first time on record in the Eastern Cape and possibly in South Africa at large, an Encephalartos cycad poacher has been sentenced to ten years direct imprisonment by the Jansenville regional court. The … Continue reading

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The Hermanus Herbarium.

The first collection of plants growing in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve was started by the retired Professor of Soil Science from Natal University, the late Jimmy Orchard and kept in his own home in Voelklip. Dr. Ion Williams encouraged him … Continue reading

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