Ranger Jone Fick is enjoying the start of autumn on the reserve. Read about the impala rutting season and the beautiful colourful lilies that appear at this time of year.
Posts tagged “Flora”
November has been marked with new animal babies appearing all over the reserve. The Eastern Cape bush is also full of new life after the wonderful spring rains. It has truly been a pleasure being out and about on the reserve this month. Read all about this action packed month in the November Volunteer Update.
Kariega Game Reserve is excited to be hosting its first Art on Safari from 28 August to 1 September 2015. The event is organised by Africa Geograhic and lead by artist Alison Nicholls
From January to August 2013 about 5257 invasive pine trees and 7453 invasive black wattles were removed from Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape by the Kariega Conservation Volunteers. In addition, about 4680 'miracle trees' (Spekboom) were planted!
Kariega Game Reserve Conservation Volunteers honoured National Arbor Week this week by planting the 'miracle tree of the century' - Spekboom - and working on eradicating some alien invasive tree species.
Here on the Eastern Cape coast the weather may be cold and wet and the wind have a bite in it, but warming the heart are the bright, often fiery red or yellow blossoms of the aloes. In all there are 125 species of aloe in South Africa, of which about ten may be seen in and around the Kariega Game Reserve.