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11 Jul Posted by in News and Events | 14 comments

Cell Phone Tower at the Yacht Club

Hi All Yesterday I received an email from a resident concerned about an application to re-zone part of the Yacht Club so a Free Standing Cellular Communications Base Station can be erected on the premises. The proposal is for a 12m high cell phone tower and infrastructure for MTN. (I notice already that with the […]


06 Jul Posted by in Environment | 1 comment

Quick before the vlei fills up

This is an appeal to help from Charlene Shaw, lets help and support – Hello neighbours! Here is a chance for as many of us as possible to jump into action and help our beloved Vlei: The little island on the Otter’s Creek side of the vlei is completely covered in Wandering Jew, an invasive […]


30 Jun Posted by in News and Events | 5 comments

MEDIA RELEASE: False Bay hippo off to greener pastures

CITY OF CAPE TOWN 30 JUNE 2017 MEDIA RELEASE False Bay hippo off to greener pastures A young male hippo was successfully captured and translocated from the City of Cape Town’s False Bay Nature Reserve on Wednesday evening. Read more below: Personnel from the False Bay Nature Reserve successfully captured a young male hippopotamus during […]


27 Jun Posted by in News and Events | Comments

False Bay Nature Reserve Office Numbers have changed

Hi all, office numbers for the Nature Reserve staff for False Bay Nature Reserve have changed, please note: The Hall bookings is for the hall on the Southern Shore, next to the FBNR HQ. Person Function Tel. no. Asieff Khan FBNR Manager 021 400 3441 Bronwen Amayo Environmental Education 021 400 3447 Cherilee Geduldt Administration 021 400 3437 […]


21 Jun Posted by in Environment | Comments

Imminent Closing of the Zeekoevlei Weir

Hi All I have received an email from the Environmental Management Department asking me to inform you that the weir will be closed THIS FRIDAY 23 June 2017. Please ensure that all shoreline maintenance is completed and that you are prepared for a hopefully once again FULL vlei. Please address any queries to Victoria Day […]


Objection to the Proposed Development on the Kenilworth Racecourse Property

Hi all you friends of NATURE, the LAW and The Environment. Sorry about the late notice on this one, FoZR (Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei) are sending in an objection and hopefully some of you might do the same. Regarding the intervener status required (see below) do it if you can but if even if […]


06 Jun Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

Latest False Bay Nature Reserve Quarterly Report

Hi Everyone, The latest FBNR Quarterly Report (Jan-Mar 2017) has been added. Please click on the link below to take you to the page where you will find this and past quarterly reports. These reports are stunning and give a good idea of what has been happening in the reserve, they make interesting reading.


09 May Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Job Opportunity at FoZR

FoZR has decided to appoint a part-time employee (manager) to, inter alia, be responsible to find revenue-generating opportunities for FoZR’s sustainability and future effectiveness. In addition, this person will be required to attend forum meetings, FoZR committee meetings, represent FoZR on the PAAC (Protected areas advisory committee), manage all bookings of the Rondevlei tearoom and […]



In spite of the low levels of dams in our area and in Zeekoevlei we are still going to let the water out as usual, tomorrow (Freedom Day) 27 April 2017 at 10h00. “Why?” I hear you ask – well come and find out, a reserve student and the manager of the Zeekoevlei section of […]


24 Apr Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

URGENT – assistance required by False Bay Nature Reserve

I received the following from Asieff Khan, manager of FBNR, please phone / email him if you are able to assist…  T      + 27 21 4003441 M    + 27 71 6858297     E “Can you please put forward a request to our community for assistance.  We are trying to repair the rondevlei weir but have hit […]