Steve Woodhall to talk about impacts of environmental change and citizen science on butterflies at Crocworld Monthly Talk

Steve Woodhall to talk about impacts of environmental change and citizen science on butterflies at Crocworld Monthly Talk: For Steve Woodhall, a simple boyhood fascination of moths and butterflies developed into a lifelong career in lepidopterology, with many years dedicated to unearthing the behavioural patterns and discovering the many intricacies of these vibrant flying insects. A leading expert on the subject, Steve Woodhall will give the Crocworld Conservation Centre monthly talk on ‘Significant changes in the range of local butterflies’ … [Read more...]

Crocworld reintroduces Monthly Lecture Series

Crocworld reintroduces Monthly Lecture Series: Crocworld Conservation Centre is delighted to announce the return of its monthly environmental lecture series, which will be hosted at the newly launched Fish Eagle Café. The first lecture in the series will take place on Saturday, 9th March. It will explore the rescue and rehabilitation of abandoned Lesser Flamingo chicks at Kamfers Dam near Kimberley in the Northern Cape. According to Birdlife Africa, the Lesser Flamingo is listed as “Near-threatened” on the International Union for Conservation … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Image from page 537 of “Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Volume 34 December 1886 to May 1887” (1887)

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Image from page 537 of "Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume 34 December 1886 to May 1887" (1887) Image by Internet Archive Book Images Identifier: harpersnew72various Title: Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume 34 December 1886 to May 1887 Year: 1887 (1880s) Authors: various Subjects: Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers Contributing Library: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay … [Read more...]