Rain, wonderful rain!

Rain, wonderful rain!

20 February 2021: 33mm Two weeks later: Rhigozum obovatum   Granaatbos / Karoo Gold Selago dregei  Wit Aarbossie Selago dregei  Pers Aarbossie Zygophyllum lichtensteinianum   Klein Skilpadbos Malephora lutea   Sprinbokvygie Hermannia filifolia  Poprosie / Doll Rose...

Read about Minwater’s Trails on Wheels24!

We read a lot of Nature’s News on Minwater. But recently we were excited to read Nick Yell’s lovely article about Minwater on Wheels24. And it is natural bounty like this, plus the crisp air and soothing infinitude of Karoo space that makes this...
Nature News!

Nature News!

Have you ever read Nature’s newspaper, Nature News, (or, in modern times, visited Nature’s Facebook page!)? Although these news reports are not written in words, ‘literacy’ (the ability to interpret Nature’s sign language) is required to make sense of the script and...
Bird calls, beware!

Bird calls, beware!

The omission of bird calls from the recommended steps to follow when trying to identify an unfamiliar bird is intentional. Bird calls, beware! Many birders put a great premium on bird calls as a means of identification. Of course, the calls of many of our birds are...