Posts by Magriet
Agulhas opens accommodation
Visitors to Agulhas National Park can now stay in stylish chalets.
The new rest camp is the sort of place you want to stay for a couple of days, so you can wake up to the view again and again.
The Commemorative Edition of Newman's Birds
Renowned bird painter and ornithologist Ken Newman pioneered the type of field guide that enables birders to identify sightings. This revised edition honours his work and will help a new generation of birders to add ticks to their list.
Studying desert lions
Namibia’s desert-adapted lions live in an unforgiving habitat: rivers come and go in the endless dunes and it can grow bitterly cold in the rocky mountains. At a recent talk in Durbanville, carnivore researcher Dr Flip Stander gave us some insight into his research methods.
Chill out this winter
Log Cabins and quaint cottages … not to mention farmhouses, houseboats and tents. There’s a huge variety of accommodation options in the Wild Parks, plus an All Cluster Wild Card earns you free entry around the country.
Table Mountain National Park gets new manager
Paddy Gordon has been appointed to the helm of Table Mountain National Park. Paddy already has eight years’ experience at the park and was previously area manager for the northern section (Constantia Neck to the cableway).
'Beep beep' goes the bearded vulture
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife are using satellite transmitters to track birds of prey.
A Landscape of Insects
Discover the wild world at your feet in this new book on insects.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards
The best wildlife pictures from around the world are now showing at the Iziko South African Museum in Cape Town. And once again South African photographers have made us proud.
Best books for the holidays
At last, the summer holidays are within sight – and with them the chance to catch up on some reading. These are the books I’ve got my eye on for the December break.
Exploring Table Mountain
An afternoon book launch turns into a hike up Kloof Corner Ridge and down India Venster