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The cactus clean-up - Saturday 24 September 2016

Thursday, 20 October 2016

There were 52 volunteers, men, women and children who came to do their bit in clearing the cacti infesting the Aloe Trail – on the hills between the City and Klein Windhoek.   Old and young,... » Read more

John Pallet from NEWS handing over their donation to Diana Thompson from the Botanical Society

Call for nominations for Tree Awards

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

In celebration of Arbour Day the Botanical Society presents Certificates of Recognition to any person, company, organisation, school or establishment that goes out of the ordinary way to save and... » Read more

New atlas project to monitor alien plants in Namibia

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Help monitor alien plants in Namibia.

Several new citizen science projects are about to be launched, including an atlas of alien plants. Join us at the NEWS talk on 22nd October, or find... » Read more

New atlas project to monitor alien plants in Namibia

Successful Cactus Clean-up

Thursday, 10 September 2015

The BotSoc Cactus Clean-up Day at the National Botanic Garden on 8 August was a successful event with many participants.

Invasive cactus plants are an... » Read more

Cactus Clean-up

Newly appointed Head of NBRI

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Ms. Esmerialda Strauss was officially appointed as Head of the NBRI as of 1st March 2015. We wish her all the best in heading the institute and trust her guidance to make the best possible... » Read more

Ms. Esmerialda Strauss

Reviewing of the family Acanthaceae

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

The revision of the family Acanthaceae, one of the activities under the project  "Establish and Improve baseline inventories for spatial data on biodiversity - Flora of Namibia Project" (Task ID... » Read more

Herbarium staff exploring the characteristics of Acanthaceae, guided by Dr. Darbyshire, May 2014

BSF Training

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

The Gobabeb Research & Training Centre organised a Research Methodology Training Course (RMTC) under The... » Read more

BRAHMS Training

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

During the month of June, Mr. Denis Filer, coordinator of the BRAHMS project and related systems advisor, visited the NBRI. Mr.... » Read more

Staff changes at NBRI

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Ms Frannces Chase joined the institute on 01 February 2016 as Curator of the National Herbarium of Namibia (WIND). We wish her well and welcomes her as part of the team.

Plant sales day a great success

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Our Plant Sales morning on Saturday 5 October was the culmination of the effort and hard work Silke Rügheimer and her team put into having enough variety and plants to sell on the day. The... » Read more

Silke explaining some intricacies