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03 Feb Posted by in News and Events | 13 comments

MoonDance is leaving the Vlei

Hi All I just wanted to let all you all, the extended FoZR community know that my family and I will be leaving the area and starting a new chapter in our lives… Of course this change brings many opportunities for some of you to step in and help build the FoZR brand and enjoy […]


24 Jan Posted by in Environment | 1 comment

A request for a boat

Hi All, I received an appeal from members of the Princess Vlei Forum as follows, In 2017 the Princess Vlei Forum made lots of good progress in looking after and managing Princess Vlei. Thanks to a fundraising grant there is now a full time manager at the Vlei – Denisha Anand. Denisha’s efforts are being […]


24 Jan Posted by in News and Events | 3 comments

Well done Julie – action at last on that awful burnout track

Dear Ms ———— I have just been informed that authority to initiate civil litigation for this matter (for the unauthorised Burn Out events at the above property, erf 578) has been granted and attorneys were appointed. They say a meeting appointment will be made. Sincerely Christoff Jacobson Senior property inspector: Development Management Victoria road Plumstead […]


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 […]


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 🙂  


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 […]


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 […]


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 for details, some comments below. Because it is very different to the movements of salmon, in fact the opposite, come and find out I […]


20 Oct Posted by in News and Events | 2 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 […]


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 […]