Attend these fabulous courses from the comfort of home using your internet connection, and learn from the experts.
- Courses are held online, and are live and interactive
- You can attend from anywhere in South Africa or the world
- Great for the whole family
- All you need is a device with an internet connection (PC, tablet or smart-phone)
- No night-driving, no traffic
- Each session is recorded and sent to you, so you’ll never miss a thing
- Can’t make the live sessions? No problem – get access to the recordings afterwards at a reduced price
Bird ID for Beginners
This course is now over, but you can get access to the recordings and view them online in your own time.
This is a comprehensive guide to the Birds of South Africa and you won’t believe how much you’ll learn from our experts in twelve sessions. It’s perfect for complete beginners as well as those who already know something about birds. We’ll give you a good, solid foundation on which to build your birding know-how. Here’s some of what you’ll learn:
- How to use your bird-book
- How to recognise different bird-families, and tell species apart
- How birds sing, and why
- Why some male birds wear such outrageous plumage
- Bird migration, and much more …
Lecturers: Geoff Lockwood, Duncan McKenzie Queries:
082 824-9378 or firstname.lastname@example.org Cost :
R1 440 incl. VAT for the full course (12 sessions of 90 minutes each which you can view in your own time) Included: You’ll receive notes and our CD of bird-calls as part of the package.
Raptors are such majestic creatures, but can be fiendishly difficult to identify. Our experts, Geoff and Duncan, will teach you the finer points of recognising the different groups, and distinguishing between similar looking species. This course will put you on the road to nailing raptor ID.
Lecturers: Geoff Lockwood, Duncan McKenzie Duration: 4 online sessions of 90 minutes each, 6 hours in all Dates: July 31, August 3, 7 and 10, 2017 Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm each evening Cost: R640 incl. VAT for the course Queries: 082 824-9378 or email@example.com
A Leopard on Your Doorstep
Leopards are the personification of grace and power, and always an awesome treat to see in the bush. Dr Paul Bartels is an expert on leopards and will share his experiences and knowledge over this two-evening presentation, looking at their behaviour, hunting strategies, conservation status, and much more. Paul played a pivotal role in the saving of Brandy, the famous Magaliesberg leopard, one of the stories he will be telling during his presentation.
Lecturer: Dr Paul Bartels Duration: 2 online sessions of 90 minutes each, 3 hours in all Dates: August 14 and 17, 2017 Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm Cost: R320 incl. VAT for the course Queries: 082 824-9378 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If Trees Could Talk
Megan Emmett has a knack for unravelling the mystery of trees, and brings the subject brilliantly to life. You’ll learn such a lot about the more common Lowveld trees, and explore the inter-relationships between them and the many other creatures found there.
Lecturer: Megan Emmett Duration: 4 online sessions of 90 minutes each, 6 hours in all Dates: August 21, 24, 28 and 31, 2017 Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm each evening Cost: R640 incl. VAT for the course Queries: 082 824-9378 or email@example.com
LBJs – Little Brown Jobs
LBJs (Little Brown Jobs) are those very cryptic critters, such as larks, pipits or warblers, which are so tricky to identify. If you battle with them, as so many of us do, then this course is for you – our experts Geoff and Duncan will give you the lowdown on LBJ ID and save you some headaches.
Lecturers: Geoff Lockwood, Duncan McKenzie Duration: 3 online sessions of 90 minutes each, 4.5 hours in all Dates: October 2, 5 and 9, 2017 Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm, online Cost: R480 incl. VAT for the course Queries: 082 824-9378 or firstname.lastname@example.org