Snake talk

 John Webb will give a talk on Snakes found in Marloth Park, covering
Identification,Types of Venom and Anti-venom, Dispelling the myths about snakes, What to do when encountering a snake

Tuesday   4 July 2017 9.00 – 12.00 am Jabula Lodge, Kurper Street, Marloth Park - R35.00 per person -  includes tea /coffee & light snack
Places are limited. Please book with Genie Retief cell 082 464 6618 Email:  africanantics@vodamail.co.za  

fire40Fire:
Field Security: 0828281043

HR: 083 775 4409
Rangers: 082 802 5894

mamba75Snakes:
John Webb 0797785359 
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Open meetings

Minutes of general meeting 28 April 2016

HONORARY RANGERS GENERAL MEETING

28 April 2016

Peter Craig-Cooper welcomed everyone to the meeting and had the sound system with microphone working.Graeme opened the meeting with a prayer.

1      Present: Peter Craig-Cooper (CHR), Genie Retief (2ic), Diana van Rensburg (Secretary), Nellie Morgan (Treasurer), Jim Morgan, John Webber, Joce Gordon, Graeme Altenkirk,Lynette de Jong,Penelope Mayson, Oubaas Visser, Dev Farquharson, Rob Farquharson, Andrew Hudson, John Webb, Frik Pienaar, Anri Pienaar.

Jennifer Webber,JJ van Rensburg, Jane Campbell, Evan Powell, Uschi Powell, Errol Potgeiter.

2      Apologies : Johan Veldsman, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert,Annemarie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Linda Benade, Lizzy Modiga.

3      Bush Snippets

Jaco had reported that the lions have been catchinglarger game.

Peter showed a photo of a line of termites which had built up a small tower.

A photo of the bridge with a broken plank over a wash away on the walking trail was shown. 

Other photos were shown of the latest work party where large Prickly Pears, Queen of the Night and Queen of the Night Mutation were shown.

Read more: Minutes of general meeting 28 April 2016

GENERAL MEETING 25 February 2016

HONORARY RANGERS GENERAL MEETING

25 February 2016

Peter Craig-Cooper welcomed everyone to the meeting, mentioning the visitors and members of Conservancy.  Graeme opened the meeting with a prayer.

1      Present : Peter Craig-Cooper (CHR), Genie Retief (2ic), Diana van Rensburg (Secretary), Joce Gordon, John Webb, Nellie Morgan, Jim Morgan, John Webber, Graeme Altenkirk, Lynette de Jong, Penelope Mayson,  Annemarie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Frik Pienaar

Derek Bruins-Lich, Jennifer Webber, Rob Farquharson, Errol Potgeiter, JJ van Rensburg,  Jeanette Newey, Geoff Sanders, Thea Sanders, James de Villiers.

2      Apologies :  Andrew Hudson, Mike Bezuidenhout, Yula Bezuidenhout, Johan Veldsman, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert, Linda Benade, Sanet Bruins-Lich, Dev Farquharson, Anri Pienaar.

3      Bush Snippets

Birds which have been spotted are Red-headed Finches (male and female) and Black Cuckoo Shrike (male and female).

There has been a moth invasion since the rains and a large number of yellow tinged grasshoppers or locusts have been sighted.

Read more: GENERAL MEETING 25 February 2016

AGM 2016 (14th january)

HONORARY RANGERS AGM

14  January 2016

 

John Webber welcomed everyone to the meeting and gave a brief outline on the ongoing water problems.

Present:      John Webber (Chair), Joce Gordon (2ic), Diana van Rensburg (Secretary), Nellie Morgan (Treasurer), Genie Retief, Peter Craig-Cooper, Linda Benade, John Webb, Lynette de Jong, Annemarie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Jim Morgan, Mike Bezuidenhout, Penelope Mason.

Apologies:           Andrew Hudson, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert, Oubaas Pretorius, Dev Farquarson, Andre Englebrecht, Graeme Altenkirk, Anri Pienaar, Frik Pienaar, Johan Veldsman, Yula Bezuidenhout.      

Read more: AGM 2016 (14th january)

Minutes of Meeting 28th January 2016

HONORARY RANGERS GENERAL MEETING

28    January 2016

Peter Craig-Cooper welcomed everyone to the meeting, especially the new visitors and members of Conservancy, Sector Policing, LEOs and Rangers.  It was encouraging to have everyone prepared to work together for the benefit of MP. 

1      Present : Peter Craig-Cooper (CHR), Genie Retief (2ic), Diana van Rensburg (Secretary), Joce Gordon, Nellie Morgan, Jim Morgan, Linda Benade, Lynette de Jong, Penelope Mayson,  Annemarie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Mike Bezuidenhout.

Derek Bruins-Lich, Sanet Bruins-Lich, Dan Modiga, Lizzy Modiga, Rob Farquharson, Errol Potgeiter, Jaco Minaar, JJ van Rensburg, Stuart Long, Jackie Valentine, Scottie Valentine, Jeanette Newey, Paula Volkmer, Daleen Ochse,

     2      Apologies :  Andrew Hudson, John Webb, John Webber, Yula Bezuidenhout, Johan Veldsman,

        Graeme Altenkirk, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert.

        Keith Knorr          

     3      Bush Snippets

        Peter had the ostriches in Ratel which surprised the resident duiker who moved off.

Read more: Minutes of Meeting 28th January 2016

Minutes 26 November 2015

HONORARY RANGERS GENERAL MEETING

26    November 2015

 

1              Joce Gordon welcomed everyone to the meeting.

 

HR Committee:                 Joce Gordon (Chair), Diana van Rensburg (Secretary), Genie Retief, Peter Craig-Cooper, Nellie Morgan.

HR present:                         Linda Benade, John Webb, Lynette de Jong, Annemarie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Jim Morgan.

Others present:                Derek Bruins-Lich, Jeanette Newey, JJ van Rensburg, Jeff Newman, Michael Young, Dorothy Young, Paula Volkmer.

2      Apologies HR:            John Webber, Penelope Mayson,  Andrew Hudson, Lenara Joubert, Oubaas Visser, Dev Farquarson, Andre Englebrecht, Graeme Altenkirk, Anri Pienaar, Frik Pienaar, Johan Veldsman, Peter Joubert, Mike Bezuidenhout, Yula Bezuidenhout.                                                                     

3      Bush Snippets 

Photo - Ostriches with 8 young ones who are quite big now.  They were eating parthenium and we are not sure what will be the effects of this.  Young kudu have also been observed eating parthenium.

Read more: Minutes 26 November 2015

Our vision

hrOur vision is to support and assist the Nkomazi Municipality Conservation Department within Marloth Park with their management strategies and objectives while being an effective volunteer group. 
Read a brief  History of Honorary Rangers and the Conservancy

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