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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 […]


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 […]


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..  


20 Apr Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Spider Expert Talk on 28th April – Zandvlei

Good Day All, In the Zeekoeivlei and surrounding areas we have an abundance of spiders and quite often the lack of knowledge of these amazing animals leads to residents killing them. Understanding the important role they play in our environment, would change that perception completely … therefore…….   The Zandvlei Trust would like to invite you […]


17 Apr Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

Drawdown activities on the 26th April-5PM

Greetings All ….  With the drawdown taking place soon on the 26th April at 5pm, we want to make sure that more people come to the weir to be part of this annual event. Two additional activities are .. FoZR will be selling delicious boerewors rolls on site so that no one goes hungry while […]


20 Mar Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Alien Vegetation Must Go! Monday 25th and Tues 26

  Good Evening All ……  PLEASE REMEMBER THIS EXCITING EVENT TOMORROW MORNING AT 09.00.   School holidays are with us again and how about an activity that will be great for ALL parties… The schoolkids WILL love it, Adults will enjoy the time in nature. You will also be meeting some of the staff at […]


20 Mar Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Trash Bash – THIS Saturday at Rondevlei – Two Oceans

  Greetings All, We look forward to everyone joining us on Saturday for the Trash Bash at Rondevlei  and make a difference once again. FOZR will be involved with this one and we are looking forward to seeing many of our locals there as well Join the Two Oceans Aquarium Trash Bash at the next  regular environmental […]


06 Feb Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Big Friends Group Event-16th February

Greetings All, Sharing a VERY, VERY interesting event planned for the 16th February – look forward to getting great support from our local FOZR group..     Dear WESSA Members, Affiliated Friends Groups and their Members,                                       […]


04 Feb Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

World Wetland Day Event – FeedBack

Greetings All … Like usual, Dalton’s talk on the importance of our precious Wetlands was sooooo interesting and he has the ability to make things so clear…. Thanks from all of us again Dalton!   Then the challenge started but the dedicated group put their shoulders to the wheel and made great progress in the […]


01 Feb Posted by in News and Events | Comments

World Wetland Day Event Tomorrow

Greetings All… There will be a talk about our important wetlands by Dalton TOMORROW at 9am in the Rondevlei picnic area.  Thereafter we will be clearing some areas of water hyacinth along the Rondevlei edges. Please bring gloves, old clothes, wetsuits etc for very muddy work – totally enjoyable and you can’t get a better […]