Sidney Jacobs  // Posts published by Sidney Jacobs

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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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. .. […]


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 […]


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!        


23 Jun Posted by in News and Events | 4 comments

Cleanup .. O’ Cleanup – DONE and Dusted!

Greetings All on this wet, cold BUT amazing afternoon in Zeekoevlei …. So we rocked up at the meeting place by boat just before 10 and to our shock … only Cate was on site…. No.. No… Capetonians are tough and the prevailing rain would not keep them away …. (my optimistic thoughts bellowing in […]


21 Jun Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

FOZR has Arrived – Social Media Watchout!

As technology advances, it makes it easier to reach our target market of new environmental warriors to really make a difference in our world. So …… We are now represented on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook – Fully operational and ready to take FOZR to the Social Media Universe by storm! Our accounts are :   […]


19 Jun Posted by in Environment | 1 comment

Clean up Zeekoevlei- 23rd June 2018 – All ABOARD !

Please join the Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei for a Clean Up of Zeekoevlei and surrounding areas on this Saturday 23rd June from 10:00am. We will be meeting at the bottom of Victoria Road, where it becomes a cul-de-sac. Please bring your boat along and if you have to launch at the Environmental offices Launch […]


16 Jun Posted by in Environment | 6 comments

Zeekoeivlei Overflowing-Effective Engineering Saves the Day

Sailing today with all the water in our vlei was amazing and thought I would share how great engineering of the past is making sure that our homes are not flooded in heavy rainfall times. There has been discussions on other forums about whether the weir would cope, will it be releasing enough water into […]