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  

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Field Security: 0828281043

HR: 083 775 4409
Rangers: 082 802 5894

mamba75Snakes:
John Webb 0797785359 
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Open meetings

GENERAL MEETING 27 October 2016

GENERAL MEETING 27 October 2016

Peterwelcomed everyone and Graeme opened the meeting with a prayer and mentioned Dev who is in ICU.

1      Present: Peter Craig-Cooper (CHR), Diana van Rensburg,Genie Retief, Nellie Morgan, Andrew Hudson, John Webb,Jim Morgan, Graeme Altenkirk, Joce Gordon,Evan Powell, Uschi Powell, Penelope Mayson, Oubaas Visser,Lynette de Jong, Linda Benade.

JJ van Rensburg,Derrick Bruins-lich, Errol Potgeiter, Mel Fennell, Jane Campbell, Jurgen Lovasz, Sandra Dill-Franzen, Paul Dill- Franzen.

2      Apologies :Dev Farquharson, Rob FarquharsonLizzy Modiga,Johan Veldsman, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert,Tinus Grobler.

3      Members

        Genie has stood down as 2ic due to her commitments and Evan will be 2ic until the end of the year.              

Frik and Anri Pienaar have tendered their resignations and Peter has thanked them for their contribution.

        Mel Fennel was welcomed as a new HR.

4      Bush Snippets

Peter had seen an owl, most likely a barn owl which is unusual now.

Read more: GENERAL MEETING 27 October 2016

GENERAL MEETING 29 September 2016

GENERAL MEETING 29 September 2016

Peterwelcomed everyone and Graeme opened the meeting with a prayer.

1      Present: Peter Craig-Cooper (CHR), Diana van Rensburg (Secretary), Jim Morgan, Graeme Altenkirk, Joce Gordon,Evan Powell, Uschi Powell, Penelope Mayson, Oubaas Visser, Dev Farquharson, Rob Farquharson, Lynette de Jong, Linda Benade, Annemarie Esterhuizen,

JJ van Rensburg, Jeanette Newey, Michael Raum, Geoff Sander, Derrick Bruins-lich, Errol Potgeiter, Mel Fennell.

2      Apologies :Genie Retief, Nellie Morgan, Andrew Hudson, John Webb, Lizzy Modiga,Johan Veldsman, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert, Tom Esterhuizen,  Tinus Grobler.

Read more: GENERAL MEETING 29 September 2016

General Meeting 30 June 2016

Minutes of the Honorary Rangers Meeting held on 30 June 2016 at Henk van Rooyen Park

Peter Craig-Cooper welcomed everyone to the meeting which Tom opened in prayer. Peter wished Di a speedy recovery from her operation and thanked Uschi for stepping in to take the minutes.

1. Present

Peter Craig-Cooper (CHR), Genie Retief (2ic), Nellie Morgan (Treasurer), Joce Gordon, Penelope Mayson, Dev Farquharson, Oubaas Visser,Rob Farquharson, Lynette de Jong, LindaBenade, Jeanette Newey, Graeme Altenkirk, Lizzy Modiga, Anne-Marie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Jaco Minnaar, Evan Powell, Uschi Powell, Jim Morgan, John Webber, Jennifer Webber

Read more: General Meeting 30 June 2016

GENERAL MEETING 28 July 2016

HONORARY RANGERS GENERAL MEETING 28 July 2016

Peter Craig-Cooper welcomed all HRs and visitors to the meeting.  Graeme opened the meeting with a prayer.

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

Jennifer Webber, JJ van Rensburg, Jeanette Newey, Michael Raum, Tinus Grobler, Esther Badenhorst.

2     Apologies :  Johan Veldsman, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert, Annemarie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Andrew Hudson, Anrie Pienaar.

3     Bush Snippets

There is a porcupine visiting a house on Rinkaals regularly.  We will try to get photos.

There has been another borehole sunk at Gruispan which has filled up nicely.

Read more: GENERAL MEETING 28 July 2016

Minutes: General Meeting 26 May 2016

HONORARY RANGERS GENERAL MEETING

26 May 2016

Peter Craig-Cooper welcomed everyone to the meeting whichGraeme opened 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, Frik Pienaar, Annemarie Esterhuizen, Tom Esterhuizen, Linda Benade, Lizzy Modiga,Evan Powell, Uschi Powell.

Jennifer Webber,JJ van Rensburg, Jane Campbell, Janette Newey, Thea Sander, Stuart Long.

New Honorary Rangers Evan and Uschi Powell were presented with their caps and epaulettes.

2      Apologies :Lynette de Jong, John Webb, Anri Pienaar, Johan Veldsman, Peter Joubert, Lenara Joubert.

3      Bush Snippets

An African Hawk Eagle was spotted attacking a Guinea Fowl.

Read more: Minutes: General Meeting 26 May 2016

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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