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FoZR AGM – 28 November 2016

FoZR AGM – 28 November 2016 Come and join the Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei for the AGM and some ...

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The Bridge so Far

The Bridge so Far I always wonder if anyone got sticky takkies on Saturday afternoon... There is something magical ...

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Camera Trap Photos at Rondevlei

Camera Trap Photos at Rondevlei I thought I would share the following photos taken by camera traps recently deployed ...

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FOZR helps the Gantouw Project.

FOZR helps the Gantouw Project. FoZR received an email requesting help on the Gantouw (Eland) project. Many thanks to FoZR - This ...

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07 Dec Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

Final Bird Ringing Session for 2016!

Hi All The final session of bird ringing for 2016 will be at Rondevlei this Saturday, 10 December 2016! There is rain predicted for Friday with possibly some wind on Saturday so we will look at net placement. Come along any time between 8:00 – 12:00, or earlier at 7:30 if you want to give […]

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28 Nov Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

November Newsletter & AGM Reminder!

Hi all, This month you can expect a great article, written by Ismat Adams, on the Barber’s Cape Flats Ranger (Kedestes barberae bunta) – an extremely rare Cape Flats skipper butterfly. http://www.zeekoevlei.co.za/friends-of-zeekoevlei-rondevlei/fozr-newsletters/ Please remember that tonight (28 November 2016) is the FoZR AGM in the Rondevlei Lecture room, at 19:00. There will be some interesting […]

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22 Nov Posted by in Environment | Comments

Harlequin Ladybird Study

Hi all, Please could you take a look at the attached brochure containing some interesting information on the Harlequin ladybird. This ladybird is an agricultural pest, native to central and eastern Asia. If you see these alien invasive ladybirds please take a picture and post with their locality on iSpot. harlequin_ladybird_study

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14 Nov Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Help required with UCT research project (15-20 minutes of you time)

The Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei have received this request : I am coordinating a research project, developed and implemented through the Percy Fitzpatrick Institute at the University of Cape Town. This project, called Blue Skies, has the objective of using birds as model species with which to explore and develop the concept of cultural ecosystem […]

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14 Nov Posted by in Environment, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Zeekoevlei Weir

Some of you may have noticed that the planks at the Zeekoevlei weir have been raised to prevent loss of water. For those of you that are out boating / frequent the weir, please could you keep an eye on the planks that have been put in, and report back if there is any damage […]

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03 Nov Posted by in Environment, News and Events | 1 comment

Bridge Refurbishment – Part 2

Hi All, Part two of the Zeekoevlei pedestrian footbridge refurbishment will be taking place on Saturday, 12 November 2016. We will meet at the bridge at 8:30am. The nature reserve will be supplying sandpaper, varnish, and some brushes; but if you have please do bring along with you. If you have not yet done so, […]

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