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25 Feb Posted by in News and Events, Sailing | 1 comment

Night Action on Zeekoevlei – late notice

Hi All I was asked to send this out on Friday but didn’t sorry if it has caused people inconvenience… There are some people that are coming to train for the MAC24hr challenge. This is a competition that requires night time sailing. A team of 3 sailing boats will be using Zeekoevlei to practice for […]


08 Feb Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

The Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei will be hosting a Picnic on the Island

Where?  In Rondevlei on the Island (many of you will remember this venue, accessible by drawbridge from last year) … please meet at CTEET (Next to the hall on Peninsula Rd Zeekoevlei). When?   Thursday 22 February 2018… Sunset is at 19h31, please meet at CTEET at 18h30 sharp, in order for us to all proceed to the island […]


03 Feb Posted by in News and Events | 13 comments

MoonDance is leaving the Vlei

Hi All I just wanted to let all you all, the extended FoZR community know that my family and I will be leaving the area and starting a new chapter in our lives… Of course this change brings many opportunities for some of you to step in and help build the FoZR brand and enjoy […]


24 Jan Posted by in News and Events | 3 comments

Well done Julie – action at last on that awful burnout track

Dear Ms ———— I have just been informed that authority to initiate civil litigation for this matter (for the unauthorised Burn Out events at the above property, erf 578) has been granted and attorneys were appointed. They say a meeting appointment will be made. Sincerely Christoff Jacobson Senior property inspector: Development Management Victoria road Plumstead […]


Talk on the Cape Platanna by Dr John Measey

Dr John Measey is a Senior Researcher at the CIB based in the Department of Botany & Zoology at Stellenbosch University. John is Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Herpetology. He will be talking about the Cape Platanna (Xenopus gilli) frog species that has recently been discovered at Rondevlei. The species is endangered.  It is threatened by habitat […]


Would you like to get up close and personal with a Puffadder?

Hi All   Just a quickie, Dalton has a Puffadder he is going to release it tomorrow (Saturday) morning, if you wish to take a short hike, watch a puff adder being released and no doubt learn all about Puff Adders, their Rondevlei history and probably some latin, join us at 08h00 sharp at the […]


26 Oct Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Man made Magic in Nature – reminder of tonights event at the Rondevlei Tearoom…

Dalton Gibbs will be giving a talk entitled “Connecting our Vlei’s to the Sea Again” TONIGHT Thursday 26 October from 7pm. As always this promises to be fun, social and informative. See for details, some comments below. Because it is very different to the movements of salmon, in fact the opposite, come and find out I […]


20 Oct Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

Connecting Vlei with the Sea – Sea Fish return to Inland Waters

Hi Subscribers, Friends and Vleibors, just a heads up… Did someone say Sushi? After yesterdays fascinating Talk on The Gantouw Project and Colleen’s bobotie (that made many a tummy purr) FoZR and Friends invite you to another talk on Thursday evening 26 October at 18h30 (a little bird told me lasagne will be on the […]


17 Oct Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

All about the Rondevlei Eland

Update on the Gantouw Project 19 Oct at the Tearoom in Rondevlei section of the FBNR Thursday at 18:30–21:30 2 days from now The Gantouw Project has proved to be a great success, and boosted the interest in the environment in Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei. The Friends invite you to hear, first hand, from Project Manager Petro Botha […]


09 Oct Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Bird Ringing at Rondevlei

The Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei sending you a friendly reminder that Bird Ringing will take place from 8am on Saturday 14 October at Rondevlei Nature Reserve. The Tea Room will be open from 07h30, serving Tea, Coffee and light meals/snacks. See you there ! A group of Friends were at the Tea Room at […]