The Country Club Johannesburg
Away from the hustle and bustle of the Johannesburg City, The Country Club Johannesburg provides and maintains a natural paradise within its walls. The Woodmead Estate is host to a large variety of both plant and animal species.
The Club takes pride in its environmental awareness and the outcome is an environmental haven in which members to enjoy every part of its natural beauty.
Members are encouraged to participate in the Club’s informative and fun walks. There are Bird walks, Geo walks and Enviro walks at Woodmead, along with Garden walks at Auckland Park.
Save the Date
- 15 April – Environment Week Starts
- 20 May – Geological Walk & Breakfast
- 28 October – Environment Walk & Breakfast
Latest: Harlequin Ladybird
- The Key to Biodiversity is Friendly Burning
- Geological features of the Greater Woodmead Estate
- The Pompom Weed
- The Sweet Thorn
- The importance of grasses
- The Paintbrush Lily
- Who gets the Acacia?
- The Wildpear
- Common Spotted Aloe
- Eucalyptus Gum
Field Guide for the
Greater Woodmead Estate
The Field Guide has sixty two information-packed pages with over 300 photographs and diagrams. Learn about the birds, mammals, insects and fishes that can be found on the Estate. Identify grasses, flowers and trees. Find out about the Estate’s fascinating topography and geology.
This is a ‘must have’ book for every member with an interest in the flora, fauna and geological background to the Woodmead Estate. It includes a map of the Environmental trail and detail on the 24 information sites.
Available at both Woodmead and Auckland Park reception desks at just R50 each
Dates & Reports
Woodmead Species Lists
The wide, indigenous areas at Woodmead are home to a fascinating range of trees and rare grasslands.