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Kogelberg to Harold Porter Walk

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Our walk this morning from Kogelberg offices to Harold Porter was attended by 11 members.  We had very good walking weather and, as usual, the Kogelberg did not disappoint!  The fynbos was absolutely splendid with an…

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Please Prevent Fernkloof being turned into a Theme Park!

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Many readers are no doubt aware of the current proposals for the so-called upgrades to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve (FNR).  These can be viewed at the following website:  https://www.overstrand.gov.za/en/documents/strategic-documents/management-plans/4727-integrated-management-plan-for-the-fernkloof-nature-reserve-hermanus The public is urged to lodge objections,…

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An Interesting Moraea

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When I saw a small yellow Moraea on the plot nearby and wrote about it in my blog ‘An Empty Plot’ I had trouble identifying it and eventually settled on M neglecta, knowing that the latter…

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Kanonkop after the Rain

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What weather!  Monday was a real summer day and hot as could be.  Today, however, loomed cold and windy, as we had a cold front passing through last night and it brought some very welcome rain. …

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An Empty Plot?

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There is an empty plot measuring only around 400 square metres close to our house in Prestwick Village, Hermanus.  At first glance one might think that it does not deserve a second glance, however, this morning…

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At Last! Another Orchid

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A walk in Fernkloof this morning revealed a single Disperis capensis at the side of the path.  This is the ‘Moederkappie’ and is a particularly beautiful little flower. Disperis capensis Unfortunately there was a strong breeze…

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Dot’s Dash 2017

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Our annual walk up Dot’s Dash in the Kogelberg did not disappoint.  The weather was very favourable and cool, although there was a stiff westerly breeze blowing.  Only eight Hurriers pitched up, but they all enjoyed…

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