September : Activities planned in the KZN Midlands

MCF logoSeptember : Activities planned in the KZN Midlands

Gartmore Farm Walk – Karkloof
2 September 09h00 to 12h00
Walk through farm and grasslands to the lovely Yarrow Falls
Contact Robyn McGillivray to book: 082 802 8949
Donation: R20 to Karkloof Conservancy

Kilgobbin Forest Walk – Dargle
3 September 09h00 to 11h00
Explore the mist-belt forest along old logging paths
Contact Barend Booysen to book 082 787 0797
Donation: R20 to Dargle Conservancy

Milestone Forest Walk
4 September 09h00 to 11h00
Visit the historic farm where the very first Conservancy in South Africa was started in 1978, to walk in the forest amongst the Yellowwoods.
Contact Marilyn Revesz 082 427 3365
Donation: R20 to Balgowan Conservancy

Dargle Local Market
6 September 09h00-11h00 at Lions River Club
Contact: Mike 083 325 1082

Boston Forest Walk – Boston
6 September 09h00 to 11h00
A gentle stroll through a forest patch, crossing streams and listening to the birds. Meet at The Pickle Pot 10 kms from Boston village on the R617 (Underberg Road)
Contact Carol to book: 082 450 6792
Donation R20 to local conservation

Mpophomeni Hills Walk
8 September 09h00 to 11h00
Join local guides to learn more about the area.
Contact Penz Malinga to book 071 450 9320

Rosetta Country Market
12 September 08h00 – 12h00
Venue: Rosetta Dam, Kamberg Road (about 500m from R103 on left hand side).
Contact Dave Whitfield: 082 550 4656
Donation: R20 to Mpophomeni Conservation Group

The True Cost – Dargle Movie Night
16 September 18h00 for 18h30
A story about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world.
The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?
Donation R20 Everglades Country Hotel
Book for supper: 033 234 9042

Fort Nottingham Walk
17 September 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at ElsAmics to explore the grassland and forest
Contact Roy Tabernor to book: 082 487 0922
Donation: R20 to Lion’s Bush Conservancy

Mbona Private Reserve Walk – Karkloof
18 September 09h00 to 11h00
Beautiful grasslands and forests. Bring a picnic to enjoy with magnificent views afterwards
Contact Keith Cooper to book: 082 574 1958
Donation: R20 to Karkloof Conservancy

Curry’s Post Conservancy Walk
20 September 08h30 for 09h00 start
Enjoy a different stroll each month
Contact Sarah Allan to book: 076 578 2941
Donation: R20 to Curry’s Post Conservancy

Midlands Country Market
20 September 09h00 – 12h30
Peter’s Gate Herb Farm, R103, Lidgetton (next door to Granny Mouse’s Country House Hotel)
Contact Karen 076 412 1320 or Paola 076 872 7734

Presentation by Greg Martindale on his time as Conservation Manager in Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo.
23 September 2015 18h30
Venue: Gowrie Golf Club. Dinner is available, booking is necessary.
Contact Margie Fraser 0847460948 or

Spring hike up Inhlosane 
26 September 09h00
Meet at Everglades Hotel carpark, bring hats, water, picnic
Cost R20
RSVP to Brandon Powell or 083 657 1518

Inhlosane, by Jethro Bronner

Inhlosane, by Jethro Bronner

Rosetta Country Market
26 September 08h00 – 12h00
Venue: Rosetta Dam, Kamberg Road (about 500m from R103 on left hand side).
Contact Dave Whitfield: 082 550 4656

Beacon Hill Walk – Howick
27 September 09h00 to 11h00
Meet at top of Lake View Road for walk in the grassland
Contact Eve Hughes to book: 082 872 4333
Donation: R20 to Friends of Beacon Hill