Thursday April 17, 2014

The Marlothii Conservancy

The Marlothii Conservancy is registered with the Mpumalanga Parks Board as an Urban Conservancy and was the first in Mpumalanga to do so. It aims to generate interest and active participation by registered land owners, accredited residents and the business community in the conservation of indigenous and endemic fauna and flora and the protection of the environment in the area based on scientific principles of nature conservation and sustainable utilization of the area's natural resources. The Conservancy exists in partnership with the Marloth Park Honorary Rangers and the Marloth Park Property Owners Association. You can see our registration certificate by clicking here and read a brief historical note by clicking here.

Advanced notice: July Talk: Carnivores

Gus and Margaret Mills have been invited to be our guest speakers in July and to give us an illustrated talk on their research into large carnivores.

They have done research in KNP for many years in the large carnivores especially Lion, Wild Dog and Hyena, and presently in the Kalahari. They have written books "Arid Kalahari", "Spotted Hyena" and "African Carnivores", presented findings in Scientific Journals and addressed Universities. 

Between 2006 and 2011 Gus and Margie Mills lived in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park studying cheetahs,


The next Conservancy Meeting will be held on Tuesday 13th May 2014 at 8h00 at Henk van Rooyen Boardroom.

Bird walks lasting about 1 - 2 hours are held every Saturday mornings at 06:00 in Summer and 07:00 in winter. Assemble at Henk van Rooyen. Further details here

The AGM was held on Saturday 5 April 2014 at 10.00 at Henk van Rooyen. Minutes and Office Bearers' reports may be found here


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