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Toxic dumping in residential area

Toxic dumping in residential area

Mining is one of the biggest industries in GP, living in Gauteng, especially if you live in Johannesburg, you are probably used to seeing the mine dumps all over the province, and depending on your proximity to the mine also used to the occasional heart stopping earth tremors. We are […]

Grass Owl artwork by local Sunward resident

Grass Owl artwork by local Sunward resident

After a Sunday afternoon walk through the Sunward wetlands bird watching for Grass and Marsh Owls, local Sunward Park resident Lara N. inspired by the owl sightings drew this wonderful, detailed line drawing of a Grass Owl. Keep up the good work Lara!

Cosmos flowers adding a touch of colour

Cosmos flowers adding a touch of colour

Every March and November the Sunward Park wetland area has an explosion of pink, white and red┬áCosmos flowers. These┬áherbaceous perennial plants forms part of a genus of 20-26 species and can be found all over the world, the bulk of them in Mexico. The grow between 0.3m to 2m tall […]

Marsh Owl Sightings

Marsh Owl Sightings

Marsh Owls are one of the many bird species that permanently resides in the Sunward Park wetlands area. They are best viewed at dusk flying in and out of the thick reeds and grassy areas as they hunt for their prey.