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Re: Help with educational reptile show.

What did you have in mind for venue?
by JONvdHeyden
Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:07 pm
 
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Help with educational reptile show.
Replies: 7
Views: 1289

Re: Help with educational reptile show.

Hi I know a chap who does an amazing educational show for R1300. He can't afford to do it for charity and there are risks involved, but I think it's a sum that can be covered with reasonable ticket fees. I set something up like this in Greyton last year for the EXACT reasons you describe. I used a s...
by JONvdHeyden
Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:47 am
 
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Help with educational reptile show.
Replies: 7
Views: 1289

Re: Snake Awareness, ID and Handling Course CAPE TOWN

Hi Tony Thanks so much for a truly great weekend. Aside from the actual handling the highlight for me was the identification part. I was quite taken back by the similarities between the Cape Cobra and Mole Snake. I honestly thought I had it sussed before I attended the course but obviously I didn't!...
by JONvdHeyden
Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:21 am
 
Forum: Courses
Topic: Snake Awareness, ID and Handling Course CAPE TOWN
Replies: 2
Views: 1090

Snake Awareness, ID and Handling Course CAPE TOWN

Hello

I would like to know and enroll on the next Snake Awareness, ID and Handling course in Cape Town, or any other region that I can commute to from Greyton WC.

Thanks
by JONvdHeyden
Sat Jan 07, 2012 6:04 pm
 
Forum: Courses
Topic: Snake Awareness, ID and Handling Course CAPE TOWN
Replies: 2
Views: 1090

Re: New to snakes and forum

Some time on and a brief update. I have continued to 'lurk' here but haven't participated otherwise. We didn't end up with a BRB; instead we fell in love with a columbian rainbow boa (called Ida). A few months in and she managed to escape her viv. She managed to slip between the glass panes. We look...
by JONvdHeyden
Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:59 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to snakes and forum
Replies: 12
Views: 1322

Re: New to snakes and forum

Hello again Thanks for the warm welcomes and the great advice already. :) I'm determined to get the right snake so as eager as I am I know I mustn't rush... No permits required in the UK and I recenty found out just how fussy the rules are in the Cape! I don't know what the rationale is but seems a ...
by JONvdHeyden
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:11 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to snakes and forum
Replies: 12
Views: 1322

Re: New to snaks and forum

Thanks for the welcome MISA. :) if not there is a lot of info within the relevant forums I have already had a good browse and found lots of useful content here. From first impression this is a fantastic forum and generally the members here appear to be very friendly and helpful. With time I hope to ...
by JONvdHeyden
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:56 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to snakes and forum
Replies: 12
Views: 1322

New to snakes and forum

Hi All :) I have just moved back to UK after nearly 12 years in the UK. I am looking to get my first snake, particularly interested in BRB. I live in Stellenbosch and I'm hoping to meet members in the Stellies region that know about the care of pythons and boa's. This so that I can feel confident th...
by JONvdHeyden
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:17 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to snakes and forum
Replies: 12
Views: 1322

Re: Want a BRB

Thank you bushviper I have sent a PM to froot. And I take onboard your comments about BRB being a 'needy' snake as so far as a first snake goes. I have received similar comments but was made to fel confident after spending much time at a reptile sop in the UK learning how to care for these. I will a...
by JONvdHeyden
Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:08 pm
 
Forum: Rainbow boas (Epicrates sp.)
Topic: Want a BRB
Replies: 2
Views: 641

Want a BRB

Hi I'm new to snakes... I was spending some time at reptile shops in UK learning about snake care but now I've moved back to SA - ready for my 1st snake). I want to buy a BRB but not sure where's best to look for one. I went to a pet shop but I wasn't that impressed by the chaps knowledge, the condi...
by JONvdHeyden
Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Rainbow boas (Epicrates sp.)
Topic: Want a BRB
Replies: 2
Views: 641

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