Saturday's Activities - City Nature Challenge 2019 Cape Town

A full list of Events can be found on Facebook ( or this News Link

All City of Cape Town Nature Reserves will have open days and free access on all four days of the challenge.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens had free access on Friday 26, and to BotSoc members.
Table Mountain National Park requires valid Wild or Activity cards at paypoints - the rest of the National Park is open access.
The City of Cape Town is providing extra security at reserves. All activities are entirely at your own risk.

FOCUS for the day

Bioblitzes in our Nature Reserves: Open Day - please visit your nature reserves.

Click on the event to find out the details.

Saturday - 27 April

Blaauwberg Burn Bioblitz, Blaauwberg
Blaauwberg Coastal Bioblitz, Blaauwberg
Blaauwberg Hiking Trail Bioblitz, Blaauwberg
Bracken Bioblitz, Brackenfell
Cape Flats Nature Reserve Challenge, Bellville
Constantia Valley Green Belt Bioblitz: Grootboschkloof, Constantia
CREW Tygerberg Bioblitz, Tygerberg
CREW Mamre to Atlantis Bioblitz, Mamre (numbers limited)
Do your own green thing, Kommetjie
Elsieskraal River Pinelands iNaturalist Bioblitz & Clean Up, Pinelands
Herp Koeberg Nature Reserve Bioblitz, Koeberg (Fully subscribed)
Liesbeek take on the City Nature Challenge, Liesbeek
Rondebosch Common Bioblitz, Rondebosch
Table Bay Bioblitz, Rietvlei
There’s more than birds at the Strandfontein “Smelly Ponds”, Strandfontein
V&A Waterfront Bioblitz, Waterfront

Dalebrook Tidal Pool Diving ‘Bioblitz’, Dalebrook
Looking beyond birding at Rondevlei Nature Reserve, Rondevlei
Lower Tokai Park Bioblitz, Tokai Park
Rondebosch Common Bioblitz, Rondebosch

Sun Valley Shoot-About: Sun Valley, Noordhoek
Tokai Arboretum Nature Challenge

nothing planned for the evening - why not try and attract moths?

There are also some cool projects - why not participate in them!:

•• Cape Town Ant Atlas - Atlassing Ants is Awesome!
•• Cape Town School Nature Challenge - Is your class taking part?
•• Polyphagous Shothole Borer Beetle Atlas - Help us map this scourge.

See the Communitree City Nature Challenge (all week - visit our focus sites and help document the biodiveristy on them.

A special thanks to WESSA Friends Groups, CREW (Custodians of Rare and Endangered WIldflowers), City Nature Reserve Staff, University of the Western Cape Reserve Staff, Pinelands Scouts, The Herpetological Society, Community groups the Cape Bird Club and the Two Oceans aquarium for organizing some awesome events.
Please support them and turn out in numbers!

Posted on 26 April, 2019 23:45 by tonyrebelo tonyrebelo


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