Herpetological Associations

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Herpetological Associations

Postby Bushbaby » Wed Oct 11, 2006 11:49 am

Please list the Herp associations in this thread, and contact details of the persons who will be able to help with information regarding meetings, permits, etc, etc.

Transvaal Herpetological Association (THA)

Chairman: Gustav Collins (011) 949 1045
Vice Chaiman: Arno Naude 083 739 9303
Secretary: Jo Pienke 012 355 5363

Website: www.tha.co.za

East Rand Herpetological Association (ERHA)

Chairman: John Hugo 082-966-1046
Treasurer: Jens Reissig 084-256-4534
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Postby arcadies » Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:23 pm

Cape Reptile Club

Chairman : Deon Louw
Acting Chariman: Pierre Joubert

website : http://www.capereptileclub.co.za/

information : information@capereptileclub.co.za
or me : arcadies@gamernet.co.za
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Postby Snakes Incorporated » Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:34 pm

CAPE PENINSULA HERPETOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION Interest Group

Acting Chairperson: Shaun MacLeod
Acting Vice Chairperson: Margo Wilke

More information : Snakes.inc@telkomsa.net
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Postby Deon » Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:06 am

SI, good to see that there is more than one club in the Western Cape, please let me know when your club has it's next meeting as I would really like to come and see what your club is involved in and as someone that loves reptiles, see what your members have on display at the meetings. May even be an oppertunity for sharing ideas.
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Postby Denis » Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:27 pm

How about the HAN in KZN

web www.han.co.za
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby Icarus » Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:28 am

any clubs in or near Potch or anywhere in the North West? would like to get a permit. admin can delete this post after a reply. thanx
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby Rob » Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:27 pm

Denis HAN has been defunct for over 2 years I would say. We all waiting for Snakes4africa to tell us where to meet again. Kidding Byron
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby Robain » Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:16 pm

Is there a Herptological Association in the west Rand? (Randfontein, Krugersdorp Roodepoort).
If not, how do we go about starting one? would anyone be interested? THA or ERHA want to open up a 2nd branch?
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby Bushviper » Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:28 pm

Robain there was a society on the West Rand but it was rather dodgy and more dope was smoked than herp discussions.

If anyone would like to get one going look towards Krugersdorp side as well because there are a number of our current members residing there.
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby Buck Rogers » Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:05 pm

Bushviper wrote:Robain there was a society on the West Rand but it was rather dodgy and more dope was smoked than herp discussions.


Yip, i was a member some 11 years ago and it was dodgy! We used to meet up at the fire station on ontdekkers in roodeport.
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby Robain » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:00 am

So sad...
They give our hobby a bad name...
I have only ever been to THA, and it is great to have a get together of people with common intrests sharing information etc in a proffesional manor, but without being overly formal etc.. nice "family".
The only problem I have is the distance involved and the time I get back home...
This is Africa, there are dangerous things in the long grass at night... people...
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby camper » Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:40 pm

who knows a contact in Port Elizabeth?
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby CLSmith » Sat Aug 08, 2009 10:08 pm

I am from the West Rand, and find it difficult to get to Pretoria for the THA meetings. I still need to hand in my membership application.

If anyone would be interested to restart a club in the Krugersdorp area, or even have the THA meetings here in the West Rand once in a while, I will offer my time and effort for the arrangements.

Anyone interested can pm me.
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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby froot » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:30 pm

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Re: Herpetological Associations

Postby boing » Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:48 pm

PORT ELIZABETH HERPETOLOGICAL CLUB

Chairman: Varla Fiona King
Secretary: Jason Wulfsohn
Treasurer: Arthur Trollip

For information: peherpclub(at)gmail.com
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