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Branches

Western Cape

Our credo is to promote all aspects of knowledge of cycads, and to foster a lively interest in these plants. These objects are worthy of pursuit.

Western Cape

Position Name Email Tel
Chairperson Kobus van der Walt waltjc4@gmail.com 076 081 8469
Deputy-Chairperson Ferdie Endemann ferdie.endemann@gmail.com 082 321 1431
Secretary JC Lotter jclotter@hotmail.co.uk 076 655 0864
Treasurer Frans Geyser fransgeyser@mweb.co.za 082 325 9521
Member Charles Vorster vorster.cb@gmail.com 082 965 1016
Events Manager Pearson Cleghorn pearsonc@dealz.co.za 083 448 5881

Western Cape Branch Annual Program for 2022

Date Venue / Activity Location / Time
26 March Workshop by Cape Nature: Permits and Legal Lecture 10H00 at SANRAL Office in Bellville
9 April Vink se Tuin  
7 May Garden visit: JC Lotter  
21 May Workshop: Identification of cycads – Group 5 Babylonstoren/SANRAL
25 June Workshop: Maintenance of Cycads SANRAL Offices Bellville
9 July Garden Visit to Kirstenbosch
23 July Workshop: Identification of cycads – Group Green Babylonstoren/SANRAL
20 August Workshop: Cultivation of cycads SANRAL Offices Bellville
17 September Garden Visit: Kobus Visser  
Oktober Eastern Cape Habitat Tour TBC
5 November Annual Plant Sale Exclusive Plants: 1 Krisant Rd, Tara
26 November Year End Function TBC

For more information on the annual program activities please contact committee members. Please note that dates and locations of activities may change.

   The following CapeNature permits for protected and endangered plants are required in the Western Cape:

 

• FLORA IMPORT AND EXPORT PERMIT
• ENDANGERED FLORA PERMIT
• CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AS GROWER AND PERMIT TO SELL CULTIVATED ENDANGERED FLORA
• CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AS A GROWER AND PERMIT TO SELLPROTECTED FLORA

You can contact the CapeNature’s permit offices at:

Carlo: caarendorf@capenature.co.za / 072 506 9580
Helene: hvdwesthuyzen@capenature.co.za / 021 955 9132 or 0827734278
Leandi: lwessels@capenature.co.za / 021 955 9120 or 072 592 3517

CapeNature permits for protected and endangered plants can be downloaded from their website.  You can either submit a completed application form and supporting documents to permits.fax@capenature.co.za or apply online through the CapeNature permits portal at https://www.capenature.co.za/perrinformation

Chairperson:  Kobus van der Walt

Deputy-Chairperson:  Ferdie Endemann

Secretary:  JC Lotter

Treasurer:  Frans Geyser

Member:  Charles Vorster

Events Manager:  Pearson Cleghorn