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19 Sep Posted by in News and Events | Comments

University of The Western Cape – Faunal Survey- Let’s Assist

Greetings All,   A very interesting event that will benefit our environment…… Please diarise.   Dear WESSA Members, Affiliated Friends Groups and their Members, The University of the Western Cape is in the planning phase for the Faunal Survey which is happening on Friday 19 October from 5 pm – 11 pm (briefing starts at 5h30 pm, […]


17 Aug Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Madagascar Talk – Worth the Wait

So the weather ‘gods  and the bad drivers tried to negatively affect the presentation last night BUT nothing stopped the delivery. I saw just over 32 people brave the cold / wet weather to be enthralled at the facts that were shared by Dalton in his normal interesting and down to earth style. The fact […]


14 Aug Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Barn Dance SAT 18th August – Yahoo!

It’s time again to dust off your boots and get down with Caroline Blundell and the Friends !   We are looking forward to welcoming you to our Barn Dance ! CTEET Building is going to witness everyone having an amazing time again… Doors open at 18h30 – and we will get busy on the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]