Meet and Greet the Board
If you are going to be at Ingwelala over the weekend of 24 and 25 February 2018, a Meet and Greet the Board will take place on Saturday evening 24 February 2018 in Argyle Boma (bring and braai). The first Board Meeting of 2018 will be taking place at Ingwelala over this weekend. Not only will this be an opportunity for Members to chat with some of the Board members, but also for the Board to interact on a less formal platform with Members. You are encouraged to support this Communication Portfolio initiative.
Chairman's Letter #38
After a successful December/January period for Ingwelala, 2018 has kicked off with much happening in the area. Here is an update from our Chairman, Kevin Alborough.
Thank you to Chris and Auriel Thorpe in Bungalow # 197 for sharing the fascinating world of the Southern White- Crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus anguitimens) and Black Cuckoo-Shrike (Campephaga flava) with us. The images are fantastic, with thrilling observations.
Staff Profiles - Joyful Ngobeni
Joyful Ngobeni was initially employed in the Housekeeping Team on 01 November 2004, and three months later joined the late Merriam as an assistant in the Shop, learning the art of driving a computer.
Lion Incident - UPNR
Click here for an official letter from the Umbabat Chairman, Mr Lenny Willson, regarding the recent killing of a suspected poacher by a pride of lions in the NE part of the Umbabat.
Seasonal Climate Watch : February to June 2018
With the Ingwelala region being exceptionally dry John Llewellyn includes a summary of the latest medium-term weather forecasting from the South African Weather Service:
Congratulations to Mark & Karen Shaw on the birth of their baby girl, Emily. Born at 11h15 today - both Mom and baby strong - says proud dad!
Mark shares his Ingwelala journey with us...
Gale force winds cause havoc in the veld on Old Year's Eve
A gale force wind that briefly passed through Ingwelala during the early evening of 31 December raised havoc in the veld. Several large trees were either literally snapped off at the trunk or uprooted. This included iconic Marula and Leadwood trees in the landscape, so sad to see.
It didn't read the book...
Andrew Louw from Bungalow # 43 visited Ingwelala recently and agreed to share an unexpected, yet fascinating account, including pictures of an adult leopard discovering three lion cubs at Mermaid Crossing.