Events

Together we can change tomorrow today!

Change can only be accomplished through action and doing! I offer a variety of public and private presentations, activities, courses and events for a various of audiences and locations. Click on the following event links for bookings. Note that events with no link are private events. If you are interested in having me speak at your event, scroll down to the bottom of the page, and send me a message. 

April  2024

Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Presentation

9th April 2024, 9am to 10am, Port Alfred Skiboat Club, Port Alfred.

Jonathan Leeming will be presenting for the Port Alfred Probus meeting on the 9th April 2024 from 9am to 10am. The meeting will be held at the Port Alfred Ski Boat Club. See Talk Of The Town for details. 

Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Presentation

13th April 2024, 10am to 12pm, Casablanca Manor, Culinan Conservancy

Jonathan Leeming will be presenting on Essential Scorpion Sting First Response at the meeting of the Cullinan Conservancy  being held at Casablanca Manor.

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Biomimicry Workshop

Sunday 14th April, 8am to 10am. Kloofendal Nature Reserve. Johannesburg

The workshop begins with an exploration of the environment by examining common aspects and what we can learn from them. After the walk, we will find a spot for a rest and an interactive workshop session. This transformative workshop explores the question, what can we learn from nature to live happier, healthier and more meaningful lives?

More details and online bookings

Morning Creepy Crawly Walk

Sunday 14th April, 11am to 1pm. Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Johannesburg

Join Jonathan Leeming on a 2 hour morning walk at Kloofendal Nature Reserve during which, participants will be introduced to some of the creepy crawlies that inhabit the reserve such as spiders, insects and scorpions. This popular event teaches conservation, understanding and respect for all creatures. All animals are released back into where they came from. This event is suitable for the whole family. Approximate walking distance is 3km. 

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Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Presentation

16th April 2024, Meeting of the Johannesburg South Homorary Rangers

Jonathan Leeming will be introducing his new book, Essential Scorpion Sting First Response. 

Deadly Innovation Presentation

17th April 2024. Rand Barbet Bird Club

Jonathan Leeming will be presenting on Deadly Innovation at the meeting of the Witwatersrand Bird Club. He will have copies of his new book for sale at the event. 

Morning Creepy Crawly Walk

Saturday 20th April, 8:30am to 11:30am. Crocodile River Reserve.

Join Jonathan Leeming on a 2 hour morning walk at Kloofendal Nature Reserve during which, participants will be introduced to some of the creepy crawlies that inhabit the reserve such as spiders, insects and scorpions. This popular event teaches conservation, understanding and respect for all creatures. All animals are released back into where they came from. This event is suitable for the whole family. Approximate walking distance is 3km. 

More details and online bookings

Gardening For WIldlife Presentation

Sunday 21st April, 9am to 10am, Kloofendal Nature Reserve

Jonathan Leeming will be presenting on Gardening For Willdife at Kloofendal Nature Reserve. Note that booking is essential for this FREE EVENT!

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Spider & Scorpion First Aid Walk

Sundery 21st April, 11am to 1:30pm, Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Johannesburg

The spider and scorpion first aid walk is a practical exploration of a natural area in search of spiders and scorpions. We’ll have a short in the field presentation with visuals, and a interactive Spider & Scorpion First Response Workshop Activity. The walk covers topics such as identification, symptoms, first aid and where to get free medical advice if you ever need it. Based upon the essential spider bite and scorpion sting first response framework.

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May  2024

Gardening For Wildlife Presentation

1st May 2024, 9:30am for 10am, Stodels Menlo Park

This presentation offers a step by step guide to creating garden that is both beautiful and a haven for wildlife. Create a vibrant garden that attracts birds, butterflies, bees, small mammals, reptiles and more. Expert tips on sustainable gardening practices, and how to create a sanctuary for wildlife.

This is a free event. Please remember to reserve your place by emailingMoloko@Stodels.com or (012) 460-1357.

Gardening For Wildlife Presentation

4th May 2024, 9:30am for 10am, Stodels Bryanston

This presentation offers a step by step guide to creating garden that is both beautiful and a haven for wildlife. Create a vibrant garden that attracts birds, butterflies, bees, small mammals, reptiles and more. Expert tips on sustainable gardening practices, and how to create a sanctuary for wildlife.

This is a free event. Please remember to reserve your place by emailingMoloko@Stodels.com or (012) 460-1357.

Yebo Gogga

15th - 18th May 2024. Oppenhiemer life sciences building at WITS University

Jonathan will be at the 2024 Yebo Gogga at the Oppenhiemer life sciences building at WITS University. More details nearer the date. 

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Morning Creepy Crawly Walk

May 2024, Kloofendal Nature Reserve

Join Jonathan Leeming on a 2 hour morning walk at Kloofendal Nature Reserve during which, participants will be introduced to some of the creepy crawlies that inhabit the reserve such as spiders, insects and scorpions. This popular event teaches conservation, understanding and respect for all creatures. All animals are released back into where they came from. This event is suitable for the whole family. Approximate walking distance is 3km. 

More details nearer the date.

Spider & Scorpion First Aid Workshop

May 2024. Kloofendal Nature Reserve

The workshop consists of an outdoor presentation during which Jonathan will share visuals that help the participants see the bigger picture, and fast track their understanding of this subject. Afterwards there will be an interactive session that teaches the 4 factors that influence symptom severity, and how these factors have a profound impact upon the outcome of a bite or sting. Then finally the participants will spend some time in search of spiders and scorpions, focusing upon the natural history and practical aspects of these fascinating creatures. 

Biomimicry Workshop

May 2024. Kloofendal Nature Reserve. Johannesburg

The workshop begins with an exploration of the environment by examining common aspects and what we can learn from them. After the walk, we will find a spot for a rest and an interactive workshop session. This transformative workshop explores the question, what can we learn from nature to live happier, healthier and more meaningful lives?

Gardening For WIldlife Presentation

Sunday 21st April, 9am to 10am, Kloofendal Nature Reserve

Jonathan Leeming will be presenting on Gardening For Willdife at Kloofendal Nature Reserve. Note that booking is essential for this FREE EVENT!

More details and booking instructions

Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Presentation

8th May 2024, Rooikat Expert Sessions. WhatsApp Group Chat

Jonathan Leeming will speaking about Essential Scorpion Sting First Response via WhatsApp Group Chat. 

Nature Works Walk

May 2024 ,Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Johannesburg

Join Jonathan Leeming on a 2 hour morning walk at Kloofendal Nature Reserve during which, participants will be introduced to some of the creepy crawlies that inhabit the reserve such as spiders, insects and scorpions. This popular event teaches conservation, understanding and respect for all creatures. All animals are released back into where they came from. This event is suitable for the whole family. Approximate walking distance is 3km. 

October  2024

Venom Day 2024

Saunday 13th October 2024, 10am to 12pm. - Kloofendal Nature Reserve

Join Jonathan Leeming and friends for a question and answer session focusing upon venomous animals and their bites and stings. The idea is simple. Participants forward any questions that they want answering before the event. These questions will be used to direct the conversation during the session. Anything venom related goes, from bites and stings, how venom works, antivenom manufacture, first response, allergic reactions to venom, biotechnology, the latest research and more. 

Seats are limited. Register for this free event. Jonathan will send you a reminder nearer the date. 

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