Diario del proyecto Great Southern Bioblitz 2023: Tshwane

06 de diciembre de 2023

Latest: Updates and Identification Needs.

Please join and follow the regional umbrella to keep up with the latest identification needs.

Join here: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/great-southern-bioblitz-2023-southern-africa-umbrella
and check out
the latest journal articles here! .

We have 8 more days for identification. Please help out ...

Publicado el 06 de diciembre de 2023 por tonyrebelo tonyrebelo | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

20 de noviembre de 2023

Planned Bioblitz

These are the planned bioblitz.
Some people will be observing on their own with family and friends

  1. Event Name PTA Garden Bioblitz
    Date Fri 24 Nov
    Time 08:30 to 09:30
    Place Picnic spot by Herbarium
    Biodiversity Focus Plants, insects, birds
    Group Focus SANBI staff
    Organizer Namhla Mbona
    Host Organization SANBI
    Open to the Public? Yes. If possible confirm attendance via email to n.mbona@sanbi.org.za

  2. Event Name Austin Roberts Park bioblitz
    Date Fri 25 Nov
    Time 10:00 to 12:00
    Place Austin Roberts Park; Brooklyn
    Biodiversity Focus Everything
    Group Focus Friends Group members, local residents, school/scouts; but everyone welcome.
    Organizer Lucy Ngubeni
    Host Organization SANBI
    Open to the Public? No

  3. Event Name Friends of Serene Valley Bioblitz
    Date Sat 25 Nov
    Time 09:00 to 11:00
    Place Serene Valley, Garsfontein ext. 5. Meet at sliding gate corner of Gilda and Godfrey Sts
    Biodiversity Focus Plants, insects, birds
    Group Focus Friends Group members, local residents, school/scouts; but everyone welcome.
    Organizer Carol Martin
    Host Organization Friends of Serene Valley
    Open to the Public? Yes. If possible confirm attendance via email to carolma@telkomsa.net or Facebook – Friends of Serene Valley - but this is not essential.
    For more information Bring hat, sunscreen and water, also smartphone with iNaturalist loaded

  4. Event Name Bronkies BioBlitz
    Date Sat 25 November
    Time 10.00 am - 13.00 meet at entrance
    Place Bronkies Nature reserve
    Biodiversity Focus Everything
    Group Focus Catchment forum members, school/scouts; but everyone welcome.
    Organizer Cara Stokes/Megan Alves
    Host Organization Bronkhorstspruit catchment forum
    Open to the Public? Yes. Please register on the Facebook event for planning and protocols
    For more information We will focus on biodiversity of plants including invasive species impacts .

    Bring sun and swim gear don’t forget your hat, sunscreen and water

  5. Event Name Friends of Toloane bioblitz
    Date Sat 25 Nov
    Time 09:00 to 12:00
    Place Garankuwe Zone 7; Tolwane nature resrve
    Biodiversity Focus Plants, insects, birds
    Group Focus Friends Group members, local residents, school/scouts; but everyone is welcome.
    Organizer Thabang Katlego Rabotho
    Host Organization Friends of Toloane
    Open to the Public? Yes. If possible confirm attendance
    For more information Bring hat, sunscreen and water, also smartphone with iNaturalist loaded

  6. Event Name Bioblitz at Faerie Glen Nature Reserve
    Date Sun 26 November
    Time 10.00 am

    Place Faerie Glen Nature Reserve
    Biodiversity Focus All
    Group Focus Friends of Faerie Glen Nature Reserve members, but everyone is welcome.
    Organizer Elané Lubbe
    elanelubbe01@gmail.com
    071 493 1582
    Host Organization Friends of Faerie Glen Nature Reserve
    Open to the Public? Yes.
    For more information Bring hat, sunscreen and water

  7. Event Name Maropeng
    Date 24-26 Nov
    Time

    Place Maropeng area
    Biodiversity Focus Everything
    Group Focus 1st year students from Department of Environmental, Water and Earth Sciences
    Organizer Dr Catherine Dzerefos
    Host Organization TUT Arcadia Science Campus
    Open to the Public? No

    For more information Bring hat, sunscreen and water, also smartphone with iNaturalist loaded

  8. Event Name Rietvlei bioblitz
    Date 25 November
    Time 08h00
    Place Rietvlei nature reserve
    Biodiversity Focus Everything
    Group Focus Everything
    Organizer Namhla Mbona
    Host Organization Friends of Rietvlei and SANBI
    Open to the Public? Yes but there is reserve entrance
    For more information Bring hat, sunscreen and water, also smartphone with iNaturalist loaded

  9. Event Name Ezemvelo nature reserve
    Date Sat 25 November
    Time 13.00 pm - 15.00 Meet at reception
    Place Ezemvelo Nature Reserve
    Biodiversity Focus Everything
    Group Focus Catchment forum members, school/scouts; but everyone is welcome.
    Organizer Namhla Mbona/Cara Stokes/Megan Alves
    Host Organization Bronkhorstspruit catchment forum and SANBI
    Open to the Public? Yes. Please register on the Facebook event for planning and protocols
    For more information, We will focus on biodiversity of plants including invasive species impacts.

    Bring sun and swim gear don’t forget your hat, sunscreen, and water

  10. Date 24-26 Nov
    Time 09h00
    Place https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/university-of-pretoria-hatfield-campus) and https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/moot-grassland-and-colbyn-wetland-tshwane)
    Biodiversity Focus Everything
    Group Focus Students
    Organizer Nigel Barker
    Host Organization University of Pretoria
    Open to the Public? Yes
    For more information Bring hat, sunscreen and water, also a smartphone with iNaturalist loaded

  11. GREAT SOUTHERN BIOBLITZ IN COLBYN VALLEY:

    DATE: Saturday 25 November
    TIME: 6:00 – 10:00
    MEET AT: main gate, next to the Scout Hall (5th Pretoria Hillcrest/Colbyn – accessed via the dirt road
    leading off Kilnerton Rd between the Colbyn Golf Park and Colbyn Oostelikes Bowling Club).
    Coordinates: 25°44'19.9"S 28°15'11.9"E; −25.738861, 28.253308.
    BRING: water, hat/sunblock, comfortable walking shoes, smartphone/camera, binoculars for birding.
    RSVP: friendsofcolbynvalley@gmail.com

Publicado el 20 de noviembre de 2023 por nam_mbona nam_mbona | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

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