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Of Plants and People: From the Past to the Present

January 20, 2021

Of Plants and People: From the Past to the Present

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South Africa is world renowned for its biodiversity and many have recognized that its botanical wealth presents with unique opportunities for conservation and commercialization which can drive economic development. It... more

Habitat Scavenger Hunt

January 20, 2021

Habitat Scavenger Hunt

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Gather your family and head outside for a scavenger hunt focusing on the wonders of the natural world. Become a detective as you search for clues of nearby critters or... more

Backyard Scavenger Hunt

January 20, 2021

Backyard Scavenger Hunt

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Encourage your children to engage with the natural world around them with a simple backyard scavenger hunt that will have you searching for nearby plant and animal life. more

Toilet Paper Roll Tree Craft

January 20, 2021

Toilet Paper Roll Tree Craft

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What trees have you seen today? What lives in the trees? What kind of trees do you see when we go for walks? Do you have a favorite tree? Have... more

Beauty View Finder

January 20, 2021

Beauty View Finder

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Spring has sprung. Time to get outside and explore. Make a simple Beauty View Finder and walk out the door to see what you can find. more