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NATURE ASSOCIATION REPTILE DEMONSTRATION … ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH TO MEET THEM?

NATURE ASSOCIATION REPTILE DEMONSTRATION … ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH TO MEET THEM?

Chameleon Village will be bringing a selection of reptiles – toads, lizards & snakes – and telling us a little about each creature and their habitat. Are you brave enough to meet some of our reptile neighbours?? The demonstration will be held on the grass […]

DAINFERN NATURE ASSOCIATION BIRD WALK

DAINFERN NATURE ASSOCIATION BIRD WALK

The first bird walk of 2018 will take place tomorrow morning starting at 07h00.  Walkers are to meet at the Clubhouse from 06h45.  Bring a pair of binoculars and a good supply of water and enjoy an amble around our beautiful estate looking to see […]

NATURE ASSOCIATION BIRD WALK: SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER 2017

NATURE ASSOCIATION BIRD WALK: SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER 2017

Please join us for our next bird walk, led by Andre Marx, on Saturday 9th December, meet at the Clubhouse from 6.45 to leave at 7.00 sharp. All welcome!!!  Don’t forget to bring your binoculars.  We regret, no dogs allowed.  Please RSVP to Laura laura@dainfern.co.za or +27 11 875 […]

NATURE ASSOCIATION: BIRD WALK

NATURE ASSOCIATION: BIRD WALK

It was cold and just a little damp last Saturday for our bird walk, conditions which probably discouraged many residents from coming along. There were 4 of us for the walk plus Andre and we were soon on our way to the Sawgrass Dams. Here […]

NATURE ASSOCIATION BIRD WALK: 29 OCTOBER 2017

NATURE ASSOCIATION BIRD WALK: 29 OCTOBER 2017

The first Bird Walk of the summer, led by Andre Marx, will take place on Sunday 29 October 2017 at 07h00 sharp.  We will meet at the Clubhouse from 06h45.  Don’t forget to bring your binoculars.  We regret, no dogs allowed.  Please RSVP to Laura […]

NATURE ASSOCIATION: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NATURE ASSOCIATION: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

REMINDER: The Annual General Meeting of the Dainfern Nature Association will be held at the Dainfern Clubhouse commencing at 17h30 on Wednesday 6 September 2017 to which all members and residents are invited.

DAINFERN NATURE ASSOCIATION: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

DAINFERN NATURE ASSOCIATION: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Dainfern Nature Association will be held at the Dainfern Clubhouse commencing at 17h30 on Wednesday 6 September 2017 to which all members and residents are invited. The purpose of the meeting is as follows:- To receive the Management […]

A BEAUTIFUL SHOW

A BEAUTIFUL SHOW

Each year, in early August and September, Namaqualand Daisies pop up, almost overnight, transforming the dull winter landscape into a floral carpet.  These stunning flowers can be seen in various parts of the Estate bringing cheer to all with their vibrant bright yellow and orange […]

OWLS ON THE ESTATE

OWLS ON THE ESTATE

Our beautiful Photo of the Week has brought to mind the fact that owls can be susceptible to rodenticides used to kill rats.  The owls prey on the rats and the rodenticides in the rat’s system can cause the death of these magnificent animals.  Please […]

JACKAL ON THE ESTATE

JACKAL ON THE ESTATE

The Black backed Jackal has been seen in various locations around the estate and while most residents are happy to have these wild creatures within our midst, there have been a number of concerns raised by some residents such as:- Will the Jackal carry rabies? […]