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20 Aug Posted by in Environment | Comments

OWLS and Gantouw update – Save the Date.

Greetings All … Still have to pinch ourselves to see if we are dreaming at the amazing sight of our beloved vlei so filled up with water. The abundant animal life seems to buzzing with excitement at the prospect of spring arriving soon! Sailors. rowers, powerboat users,  are starting to appear as if they are […]

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01 Jul Posted by in Environment | 7 comments

Collective Efforts Yields Amazing Results – TEAMWORK!

Greetings All,   Yep … it has been a long and hard road that we have travelled with most stake holders in the Zeekoeivlei and surrounding areas ….. Long emails… Detailed reports on Rubbish flowing in.. Videos about sludge and muck flowing in.. Meetings behind the scenes – not so nice ones as well… But […]

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08 Jun Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

REMINDER.. CLEANUP at 09.00 TODAY

  Every pair of hands WILL help…..  We look forward to seeing everyone. …        

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05 Jun Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Clean up with CTEET – Saturday – 8th June

Greetings everyone… Please join us this Saturday at 09.00 to give Mother Nature some much needed help in removing dirt from the vlei’s shoreline and river mouths…. FOZR and CTEET are joining forces to make sure that we make a difference again…. See details below…..     See you all on Saturday ready to make […]

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20 May Posted by in Environment | 8 comments

Amazing First Rains – BUT….!

The welcome rain sounded so great on our roofs and I knew the sight in the morning promised to be one of FRESHNESS and great views across our beloved vlei …   Wow!  Nature did not disappoint at all …..   BUT ……  Yes … a HUGE BUT ! let me zoom out and you […]

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Reminder – Exciting Topic TOMORROW- 15th May 2019- Discovering the Cape’s hidden species

How many species are there in the Cape Floristic Region? Since the advent of taxonomic exploration in the Cape flora in the 17th century up until the present, 9 383 vascular plant species have been described in the Cape, making it the smallest and third-richest of the world’s global biodiversity hotspots.   Dress warmly and […]

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13 May Posted by in Environment | 2 comments

FOZR Reed Removal Project in Public Areas

FOZR had taken the decision, in conjunction with our partners at Falsebay Nature Reserve, to spearhead the removal of reeds ( Roots and All) at the overgrown public areas in the drawdown period. The project was co-sponsored by FOZR and another donor with our ever willing Falsebay Nature Reserve team in full support as they […]

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09 May Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Reminder – Exciting Topic TOMORROW- 15th May 2019- Discovering the Cape’s hidden species

How many species are there in the Cape Floristic Region? Since the advent of taxonomic exploration in the Cape flora in the 17th century up until the present, 9 383 vascular plant species have been described in the Cape, making it the smallest and third-richest of the world’s global biodiversity hotspots.   Dress warmly and […]

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29 Apr Posted by in News and Events | 3 comments

DRAW Down 2019 feedback

Local residents and others started arriving at the weir from just after 4pm on Friday and it was obvious that the notifications on social media had also contributed to all the interest shown in this event….   With the roadworks taking place on Peninsula Road, parking was at a premium but this did not stop […]

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24 Apr Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Nature Matters Enviro Talk- 8th May

  Sharing another fascinating talk planned in May …..       Looks like a talk that we should not miss … See you all there..  

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