“Throughout their range leopards are in rapic decline, having disappeared from North Africa, much of the Middle East and Asia.

The Ghost of Walker Bay

Strollers on Grotto Beach in Hermanus have no doubt come across “mermaids’ purses” washed up on the sand.

Nov – Newsletter 11

Cape Leopards: Thurs 12 November 18h00; Walk with Pat: Pollination Strategies; October talk: “A Funny Thing Happened …”


We are bombarded every day with media – emails, Instagram, Facebook,WhatsApp, television and newsletters of all kinds.

Firefly Lights

October brings firefly magic. No matter how often you have seen their fairy lights, they never fail to delight.

Oct – Newsletter 10

IN THIS ISSUE: Lockdown, Monthly talks became weekly webinarsHumanitarian support for Hawston community, WCC AGM and talk by Mike Bruton


David Attenborough’s documentary on the rate at which species are going extinct as a result of human activity has had a big impact on viewers.

Bokkie Rescue Part 2

We promised an update on the Grysbokkie we told you about last week. For those who missed the backstory, a bokkie was spotted in an urban green field, on the wrong side of the Main Road in Hermanus.