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16 Nov Posted by in News and Events | 6 comments

The Bridge so Far

I always wonder if anyone got sticky takkies on Saturday afternoon… There is something magical about a bridge as it transports you into “another world”. On Saturday, 12 November 2016, Tom, Jocelyn and I (with a guest appearance by Dalton who took a break from bird ringing to pop in and help for a while) […]


14 Nov Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Help required with UCT research project (15-20 minutes of you time)

The Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei have received this request : I am coordinating a research project, developed and implemented through the Percy Fitzpatrick Institute at the University of Cape Town. This project, called Blue Skies, has the objective of using birds as model species with which to explore and develop the concept of cultural ecosystem […]


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

Bridge Refurbishment – Part 2

Hi All, Part two of the Zeekoevlei pedestrian footbridge refurbishment will be taking place on Saturday, 12 November 2016. We will meet at the bridge at 8:30am. The nature reserve will be supplying sandpaper, varnish, and some brushes; but if you have please do bring along with you. If you have not yet done so, […]


24 Oct Posted by in News and Events | Comments

CTEET Student Presentations – cancelled

Hi All, Due to lack of interest the proposed presentations by CTEET Students / Interns planned for the Friends on Monday 24 October 2016, at 6pm will not be going ahead, hopefully we will see some of these presentations at a later date. regards Richard pp. Jocelyn vanEeden –  


21 Oct Posted by in News and Events | 4 comments

CTEET Student Presentations

Hi All, A few CTEET Students / Interns would like to perform presentations for the Friends on Monday 24 October 2016, at 6pm. The presentations will be based on The Botanical Society of South Africa, highlighting facts about the society as well as articles published in Veld and Flora. The presentation will not be longer […]


Refurbishment of Zeekoevlei Weir Bridge

The pedestrian foot bridge at the Zeekoevlei weir is much used by local residents in the evenings and weekends. The bridge is structurally sound, however it is in need of some TLC. A few dedicated members of FoZR will be heading over on Saturday morning (15 October 2016) at 8:30 to give the bridge a […]


16 Sep Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Eco Fun Day!

Morning everyone, The City of Cape Town will be hosting an Eco Fun Day on 1 October (10:00 – 14:00) at the Navy Sports field, Glen Road, Welcome Glen. There will be loads of activities for the whole family, including live shows and interactive exhibits, as well as a number of chances to win some prizes! […]


14 Sep Posted by in News and Events | 3 comments

Newsletter September 2016

Hi all, The second FoZR Newsletter has been added. This month you can expect a report back on recent FoZR events, as well as a step-by-step guide on how to utilise the online Biodiversity Management website. Got some interesting content you’d like to see in the next newsletter? Why not send it to me and […]


09 Sep Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

Pelican Park Spring Walk 2016

Hi All, Another great Spring Walk, hosted by False Bay Nature Reserve, will be taking place in the Pelican Park Section. The walk will take place on 17 September 2016 (8:00 for 8:30). Bring the whole family to enjoy a lovely day out in nature! flyersinglea3false-bay-spring-walk


Become a FoZR Member!

For those that do not yet know, the Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei (FoZR) is an apolitical, non-profit organisation, that aims to assist the local nature conservation authorities in protecting the fauna and flora on the Cape Peninsula. However, in order for FoZR to function, a number of income generating avenues need to be created. […]