Hosting Events

Hosting Events
The Events Programme over the past 12 months was as versatile as ever and new twists to familiar themes proved to be very popular.On behalf of everyone at BirdLife South Africa, I'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who supported our Events Programme for making this year a great one. With 2016 drawing to a close, it's always nice to look back...
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Owl Awards - 2016

Owl Awards - 2016
​ BirdLife South Africa hosted the annual Owl Awards on 6 October at Beechwood Gardens, Johannesburg. We would like to congratulate the award recipients, who were all very deserving of an award for their outstanding contributions to the conservation of our country's birds and their habitats. Front row, from left to right: James Wade Lee (Owlet), Pe...
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A New Nest for BirdLife South Africa

A New Nest for BirdLife South Africa
​In early August 2015, BirdLife South Africa's staff moved into Isdell House, our new head office in Dunkeld West, Johannesburg. For some time it had been our intention to move into more suitable headquarters. The previous office, Lewis House, in Randburg, no longer suited the organisation's needs, mainly because of office space and parking constra...
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Flufftail Report

Flufftail Report
​BirdLife South Africa, Rand Water (Water Wise) and Eskom hosted the annual Flufftail Festival at Cresta Shopping Centre from 2-8 February 2016. The Flufftail Festival is linked to World Wetlands Day, a global event celebrating wetlands worldwide on 2 February. The aim of the Flufftail Festival was to raise awareness about a critical resource (wate...
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LAB 2016 in Kruger: a great opportunity to learn about birds, and great birdwatching opportunities

LAB 2016 in Kruger: a great opportunity to learn about birds, and great birdwatching opportunities
​The biennial LAB, co-hosted by BirdLife South Africa and the Percy FitzPatrick Institute for African Ornithology, held at Skukuza, Kruger National Park (9 – 11 March 2016), offered a full programme. Presentations covered a variety of scientific and conservation-related topics, including summaries of research and report-backs on ongoing studies. Tw...
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