Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 00:00

Retreat from city life to beauty & tranquility. The incredible diversity when two major South African Biomes interface. The highveld grasslands and savannah bushveld draws species from both and remnants of a third biome Afrotemperate Forest.

  • Talk by John Wesson
  • 7 October at 10h00 - Cableway Great Hall
  • Bookings at info@machbookings.co.za
  • Cost R150.00pp includes coffee/tea.
  • Cableway trip at pensioners rate R170.00.
  • Enjoy the mountain views with meal & walks.
  • Payment by cash/card on registration
  • Hosted by the Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage: MACH

About John Wesson

  • Former head of parks recreation and conservation in a local authority in the Free State for close to 20 years.
  • Qualified Horticulturist, Landscape designer and Parks and recreation manager by profession.
  • For many years Fellow of the Institute of Parks and Recreation Administration (FIPRA).
  • Regional manager\Senior manager Wildlife Society of SA for close to 10 years
  • Nature Photographer, Artist, Writer, trails\adventures leader, lecturer in all aspects of birding, gardening and photography and a birder with over 45 years of experience. 
  • Honorary conservation officer for Free State conservation for around 20 years.  
  • B grade security training was PSIRA registered
  • One time SA TOURISM registered specialist guide for Wildlife, birds and photographic safaris. 
  • Received Fellowship of Photographic Society of SA (FPSSA),
  • Professional member of the Game Rangers Association of Africa (GRAA),  Rotarian for 33 years and Rotary International Paul Harris  PH+8 recipient
  • Leader of the environment portfolio action group for Rotary D9400
  • Current chairman of Northern Areas region of the Wildlife Society of South Africa (Est 1926), as well as chairman of Birdlife Harties (a branch of Birdlife SA), Magaliesberg Protection Association,
  • National Association of Conservancies of SA and managing production\editorial\picture editor\writer for the African Wildlife & Environment magazine.
  • Registered citizen scientist number 10074 with over 450 full protocol cards submitted and a SAFRING registered bird ringer.
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