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NEWSLETTER 89

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 89

NOVEMBER 2014

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Gavin.Stephens@ppc.co.zw

Secretary – Gaynor Lightfoot@minerva.co.zw                                                                       www.matobo.org

 

1 – SUMMER TIME

As always we seemed to swing in a day or two from winter to summer. Just when the last leaves have fallen, and the veldt looks grey and exceedingly dry, the sudden rise in temperatures sees the […]

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NEWSLETTER 88

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 88

AUGUST 2014

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Gavin.Stephens@ppc.co.zw

Secretary – Gaynor Lightfoot@minerva.co.zw                                                                       www.matobo.org

1 – WINTER IS HERE

Cold but clear nights characterise our Highveld winters, and the Matopos is no different. Whilst we mostly think of hot fires, warm soup and thick blankets, for those who manage to venture out doors after dark, […]

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NEWSLETTER 87

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 87

MAY 2014

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Gavin.Stephens@ppc.co.zw

Secretary – Gaynor Lightfoot@minerva.co.zw                                                                       www.matobo.org

1 – AUTUMN

Summer has come and gone, the nights are drawing in, and the evening temperatures dropping. The Mukwa, Kirkia and paper barks have lost their leaves; the other deciduous trees are turning yellow. The grass – and there is […]

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NEWSLETTER 86

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 86

JANUARY 2014

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Gavin.Stephens@ppc.co.zw

Secretary – Gaynor Lightfoot@minerva.co.zw                                                                       www.matobo.org

1 – SUMMER RAIN

There is something special about thunder in the Matopos. It seems to roll on and on, echoing through the valleys, no doubt bouncing off the granite dwalas and boulders. And it means rain. As I write this […]

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