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Fynbos Forum 2013

Dear all Fynbos Forum 2013 – SAVE the DATE! 7th to 10th October 2013 We take pleasure in announcing that the 2013 Fynbos Forum will be held from the 7th to the 10th October at Kirstenbosch Gardens in recognition of their … Continue reading






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CapeNature Groen Sebenza Opportunities: Closing date 4 pm on 31 January 2013

Dear all CapeNature Groen Sebenza Opportunities: Closing date 4 pm on 31 January 2013   Intern Advert – Groen Sebenza – CapeNature – 170113 ammended Please see the attached advertisement regarding employment opportunities with CapeNature as part of the Groen Sebenza … Continue reading






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Fynbos identification course at Kirstenboch, 2-5 April 2013

Dear Fynbos Fanatics I will be running another introductory Fynbos identification course at Kirstenbosch, 2-5 April 2013.  click here for more details.. fynbos plant ID workshop April 2013 Cost R1900 includes notes, dissecting tools and required book. The attached document has … Continue reading






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Fynbos Forum Workshops feature in latest South African Journal of Science

Dear All We are pleased to announce that the meeting report for the Proteaceae workshop held at the Fynbos Forum in Cape St Francis earlier this year has now been published.  It is open access, and can be downloaded free … Continue reading






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Restios of the Fynbos – Els Dorrat-Haaksma & Peter Linder

Without doubt one of the trickiest groups of plants to identify in the fynbos are the restios. They often dominate the Cape Flora over large areas and while any of the other fynbos groups can be absent from a particular … Continue reading






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Fynbos Hub launches our photo library

We at Fynbos Hub are very proud to launch our photographic library of Cape plants. The majority of the initial 584 species in 72 families featured were taken by the late Heiner Lutzeyer on Grootbos Nature Reserve (www.grootbos.com). Over the last fifteen … Continue reading






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Upcoming bioblitzes – Romansrivier and Rondevlei

Hi All Upcoming bioblitzes – Romansrivier and Rondevlei               We have exciting trips lined up for the next couple of weekends. This Sunday we will be exploring the farm Romansrivier, which is a well-known … Continue reading






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Do you know anyone who might want to buy the naming rights to a beautiful new species of South African iris?

I  recently become a Trustee of the Overberg Lowlands Conservation Trust – a new conservation trust set up in the Overberg and focused on the conservation of renosterveld and threatened lowland fynbos in the region. This South African charity is … Continue reading






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Fynbos Forum Innovation Scholarships

Dear all Fynbos Forum Innovation Scholarships   FF_InnovationScholarship_Invitation for Applications_2013 FF_InnovationScholarship_Application Form_2013_Final Please see the attached invitation to apply for the Fynbos Forum’s Innovation Scholarships as well as the application forms.  Note the deadline is 31 October 2012. Many thanks Karen … Continue reading






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Work integrated learning for Nature Conservation student

Dear all Please see the attached SANBI nature conservation student application 082012 SANBI nature conservation student application 082012 advertisement and application form for a one year learning experience at Kirstenbosch.   Warm regards Elton le Roux ER.leroux@sanbi.org.za






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