Friday July 25, 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.

Welcome: Guest

July Talk: Insect Morphology and Identification

Venue  Jabula Lodge, Kurper Street, Marloth Park
Date     Tuesday 22July 2014
Time     9.00 – 12.00
Price     R70.00 per person for non Marlothii Conservancy members, R50.00 per person for members
Book now: Email Di van Rensburg:   to reserve your place before 15July. 

Dr Anthony Hall-Martin passed away on 21st May 2014.

"The world conservation community celebrates the life of one of the most prodigiously gifted, dedicated and versatile ecologists, wildlife biologists and research scientists of the last half century.

New article: notes for Bush Walk 13th June 2014: Introduction to Soil

August Talk: Carnivores: Friday 8th August 06:00pm at Grand Kruger Lodge, Hartbees St

You are invited here

Gus and Margaret Mills are our guest speakers in July and will 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,


2014 Meeting dates

The tree listing and mapping project enables lists of trees to be compiled and to be mapped via google Maps. Read about it 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

Bird walks lasting about 1 - 2 hours are held on saturday mornings at Henk van Rooyen Park. April to September: 08:00 on the first and third Saturday of the month. October to March: 06:00 every Saturday. 

Birding Module

The birding module contains Bird Sightings Lists maintained by the Conservancy and by users
with administration privileges. It includes the sightings from the weekly Marloth Park bird walks
and users can also maintain their own bird lists. Reference is made to the BLSA Bird List 2013
and to the latest Roberts and Sasol Guides.

Click here to go straight to sightings reports or use the Birding menu at the top of the page
for more options.

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