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13 Aug Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Madagascar Talk – Take 2 this Thursday

Good day All, Due to the power failure, the Madagascar Talk in July couldn’t take place but there were still loads of mingling and laughter under the moonlite skies.  The evening was still a great success as Dalton gave an impromptu talk about the fish relocation project from Zandvlei to Zeekoevlei, with torches placed in […]

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06 Aug Posted by in News and Events | 3 comments

Urban Conservation Feedback – WESSA and FOZR on 4th August

What an amazing turnout and vibe on Saturday, 4th August and it started at 07.00 already….. As the FOZR committee members arrived they were met with an amazing winters morning and started carrying in all the goodies needed to make the day work for all. The saying “many hands makes light work” proved to be […]

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02 Aug Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Aliens Gone – Indigenous Replanted – Done and Dusted!

Greetings All, The usual bunch arrived on Saturday morning, 24th July and we started walking over to the Rondevlei side as the working site had changed …. arriving there it was heartwarming to see that we were about 22 people in total… Yippee! the active/ hands-on workgroup is growing .. fantastic! AND all this while […]

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29 Jul Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Urban Conservation Event-WESSA-Saturday 4th August 2018

. Good Morning All, Very, very exciting news:  You are invited to the Big Friends Group Event (BFG) to be held at Rondevlei Saturday 4th August Co-hosts: WESSA Western Cape and  Zeekoeivlei/Rondevlei Friends Group Topic: URBAN CONSERVATION Presenters: Dalton Gibbs – Urban Conservation Petro Botha – Introducing eland as veld management Anthony Roberts – Environment educational initiatives in Cape Town […]

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27 Jul Posted by in Environment | 3 comments

Endangered Western Leopard Toads – A Courting they GO!

Greetings All, You may have woken to a wonderful roaring calling coming from the vlei and surrounds this morning! These are our delightful fellow vlei residents, the endangered Western Leopard Toad. The Zeekoevlei Western Leopard Toads are currently migrating. Yippee! This means that they are moving from your gardens and the fields where they live […]

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24 Jul Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Alien Vegetation Cleanup Sat 28th July- Von Blommenstein Park

Aliens must go! Aliens must go! Join FOZR on this Saturday, the 28th July at the cul de sac at the end of Victoria road to clear alien vegetation that are having an adverse effect on our local flora and fauna. These plants are using our valuable water resource that could be nurturing our much […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Environment | Comments

CTEET needs our Expertise – Let’s Do it!

Greetings All … Please see the note below for assistance and we know that our very able residents will be contacting the writer offering their assistance Appreciated. Good Day Member of the FoZR The Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET) is in need of people who can assist us with handy-man tasks at our campsites. […]

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16 Jul Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Madagascar.. Thursday-Date with Dalton

Dalton Gibbs will share some of his marvellous Madagascar memories with all of us on Thursday 19th July at 18.30 at the Tea Room in Rondevlei. Promises to be a very interesting session with loads of pics and facts that he will share in his normal fascinating style. … really looking forward to this. .. […]

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12 Jul Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Western Leopard Toad – Getting Ready!

The Endangered Western Leopard Toad (WLT) breeding migration takes place during August/September when toads move out of our gardens over the roads and towards the breeding ponds of zeekoevlei and Rondevlei. Yes… it is almost THAT time again and our very special toads are getting very excited and ready for the great trek to their […]

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10 Jul Posted by in News and Events | 5 comments

Cleanup Drone Footage 2018

Greetings All……  enjoy the short video of our successful cleanup.  Thanks to Gershwin for the video…..   Must say that the vlei is looking amazing with all the water and the otters are sooooooo active. .. love it!        

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