Category Archives: Talks

Botanical Art with Barbara Pretorius

The Fernkloof Hall was overflowing on Friday evening with both HBS members and guests looking forward to learning more about botanical art as interpreted by Barbara Pretorius. Barbara has been painting flowers for thirty years or so.  She loves plants … Continue reading

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The Human – Baboon interface in Rooiels

The HBS hosted the much anticipated baboon talk by Joselyn Mormile on Friday 22 June. The packed-to-capacity hall gave an indication of the interest in the subject and the Q&A afterwards revealed the various concerns in the community. (The glass … Continue reading

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Pollination strategies of Plants and Birds

This month’s talk in the Fernkloof Hall was given by Prof Johann du Preez who discussed the pollination strategies of both plants and their animal pollinators. As birds are major plant pollinators, we invited members of the local bird clubs … Continue reading

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