Category: Nature

How to Responsibly Interact with Wildlife and Nature

Appreciating Dainfern’s environment and wildlife without doing any damage For most of us, being in Dainfern gives you that tranquil, calm feeling of being far from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Much of that feeling comes from the elements of nature and wildlife that surrounds the...

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 how many bird varieties...

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 we spotted a malachite...

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

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 Report for the past...

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 blooms. They signal the...

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 ensure that any rodenticides...