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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 […]

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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 […]

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03 May Posted by in Environment, News and Events | 1 comment

April Newsletter

Hi all, The latest newsletter has now been added – to access it click on the link below / visit “FoZR Newsletters” on the website. Newsletter April 2017 Please take note of the next upcoming FoZR event: a fun, once-off, informative walk out on the drawn down Rondevlei, led by Dalton Gibbs! Please RSVP to […]

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!Notice from FBNR: Ecological Burn at Rondevlei!

Hi All, Please follow the link below to read a notice from False Bay Nature Reserve regarding the ecological burn to take place at Rondevlei May 2017. Rondevlei Ecological Burn

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DRAWDOWN 2017

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 […]

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06 Apr Posted by in Environment, News and Events | 1 comment

Annual Zeekoevlei Drawdown

Hi all, Please click on the link below to see a letter from the False Bay Nature Reserve regarding the annual Zeekoevlei drawdown. Draw Down letter 2017

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Shoreline Maintenance Renewal

This is a reminder for all Zeekoevlei residents to renew your shoreline plan. Please see the attached letter from False Bay Nature Reserve with regards to the renewal process as well as information for new residents. To view: click on the link below Shoreline maintenace renewal

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02 Feb Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

World Wetlands Day – 2 February 2017!

Every year World Wetlands Day is celebrated on 2 February to raise awareness about the value and importance of wetlands for humanity. This year the focus is on the role wetlands play in disaster risk reduction and how they aid us in coping with extreme weather events. The Two Oceans Aquarium has written a fantastic […]

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Invasive Species Talk – 9 February @ 19:00

Hi Everyone, if you missed the fascinating talk on some of the most endangered butterflies in the world (only 30 – 40 left ON EARTH!) don’t miss this talk on the effects of invasive species on our fauna and flora. What is happening is often not understood by those not directly involved with conservation. There […]

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12 Jan Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

Invasive Species Competition!

The City of Cape Town’s Invasive Species Unit has launched a competition as part of the City’s Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) initiative. In order to control the spread of invasive species, the EDRR initiative has incorporated a Spotter Network whereby the aim is to collect information on the location of targeted invasive species […]

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