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21 Nov Posted by in Environment | 2 comments

Come and Learn about our CRITICALLY Endangered Butterfly

If this butterfly survives another 5 years it will be a man made miracle, FoZR will be hosting an informative talk on the Barber’s Cape Flats Ranger on Thursday Evening at the Rondevlei Tearoom. This little skipper butterfly is on the brink of extinction, occurring close to home in the Pelican Park section of False Bay […]

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11 Nov Posted by in Environment | 5 comments

Shout out to those fine people defending the bush from this afternoons fire in Rondevlei!

Thanks you guys, also John, Nicky and Kai and the the others who turned out for the impromptu gathering  

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Talk on the Cape Platanna by Dr John Measey

Dr John Measey is a Senior Researcher at the CIB based in the Department of Botany & Zoology at Stellenbosch University. John is Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Herpetology. He will be talking about the Cape Platanna (Xenopus gilli) frog species that has recently been discovered at Rondevlei. The species is endangered.  It is threatened by habitat […]

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Would you like to get up close and personal with a Puffadder?

Hi All   Just a quickie, Dalton has a Puffadder he is going to release it tomorrow (Saturday) morning, if you wish to take a short hike, watch a puff adder being released and no doubt learn all about Puff Adders, their Rondevlei history and probably some latin, join us at 08h00 sharp at the […]

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26 Oct Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Man made Magic in Nature – reminder of tonights event at the Rondevlei Tearoom…

Dalton Gibbs will be giving a talk entitled “Connecting our Vlei’s to the Sea Again” TONIGHT Thursday 26 October from 7pm. As always this promises to be fun, social and informative. See http://www.zeekoevlei.co.za/2017/10/connecting-vlei-with-the-sea-sea-fish-return-to-inland-waters/ for details, some comments below. Because it is very different to the movements of salmon, in fact the opposite, come and find out I […]

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20 Oct Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Connecting Vlei with the Sea – Sea Fish return to Inland Waters

Hi Subscribers, Friends and Vleibors, just a heads up… Did someone say Sushi? After yesterdays fascinating Talk on The Gantouw Project and Colleen’s bobotie (that made many a tummy purr) FoZR and Friends invite you to another talk on Thursday evening 26 October at 18h30 (a little bird told me lasagne will be on the […]

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19 Oct Posted by in Environment | Comments

Notice of immediate implementation of water rationing across Cape Town

Hi (not sure what to call you, maybe subscribers of the FoZR Blog) It was suggested that I post this for those who have not yet seen it… so here goes….  City of Cape Town- Water Dashboard - click here for current state of affairs with dams, rainfall and water testing. OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER […]

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17 Oct Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

All about the Rondevlei Eland

Update on the Gantouw Project 19 Oct at the Tearoom in Rondevlei section of the FBNR Thursday at 18:30–21:30 2 days from now The Gantouw Project has proved to be a great success, and boosted the interest in the environment in Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei. The Friends invite you to hear, first hand, from Project Manager Petro Botha […]

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09 Oct Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Bird Ringing at Rondevlei

The Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei sending you a friendly reminder that Bird Ringing will take place from 8am on Saturday 14 October at Rondevlei Nature Reserve. The Tea Room will be open from 07h30, serving Tea, Coffee and light meals/snacks. See you there ! A group of Friends were at the Tea Room at […]

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Leopard Toad Talk – come one, come all…

Hosted by The Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei - FoZR will be hosting a series of talks over the next few months, so you might as well join FoZR and get the FREE stuff… When: Thursday 5 October at 19:00–20:30 Where: The Tea Room in the Rondevlei section of the False Bay Nature Reserve.   Entry: R15 for non FoZR […]

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