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The latest buzz – singing Carpenter Bees …

If you have driven down Peninsula Road recently you would hopefully have noticed the pink floral display on the “Erica field” at Rondevlei. These pink flowers are from Orphium frutescens (Teeringbos), whose flowers have waxy petals to allow them to flower later in the harsher conditions of summer. This allows them an advantage over many […]


29 Jun Posted by in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Newsletter – June 2017

Hi everyone, The time has flown by! I started my journey with FoZR in July 2016 as their intern, and my intern year has now come to an end. It has been a year filled with great adventures and new experiences. I have learnt a great deal during the year, and I have loved meeting […]


05 Jun Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Newsletter – May 2017

Hi everyone, The latest newsletter has now been added – to access it click on the link below / visit “FoZR Newsletters” on the website. Newsletter May 2017-min-2


02 Mar Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

February Newsletter

The FoZR Newsletter for February has been added to the Newsletter tab – alternatively you may click on the link below. Newsletter February 2017 Events for March: - Summer Sunset Picnic on the new Island Camp! (Thursday, 9 March @ 19:00) - Hyacinth Check (Saturday, 25 March @ 14:30)


02 Mar Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Hyacinth Alert!

Hyacinth has been found and removed from Zeekoevlei! The source is unknown… For those of you that live on the vlei, please could you check your portion of the shore urgently! From the southern shore up to the Little Lotus needs to be checked ASAP. The eastern shore of Zeekoevlei is clear. Thanks.


14 Feb Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Gantouw Project Needs Your Help!

Hi everyone, The Gantouw Project is in need of exposed aggregate concrete slabs – if anyone has any lying around and is willing to part with them, please could you drop them off at the Gantouw Office on Peninsula Road (next to ZEEP). Thanks so much!


09 Feb Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Missing Husky

Hi everyone, A husky was found running up and down Peninsula Road this morning. Male with one brown and one blue eye. He is with Petro Botha of the Gantouw Project in her office, located next to ZEEP on Peninsula Road. Please contact me should this dog belong to you / you know who his […]


01 Feb Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

January Newsletter

Hi everyone! Please see the latest FoZR Newsletter under “Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei” “FoZR Newsletters” on the homepage, alternatively click on the link below: Newsletter January 2017


14 Nov Posted by in Environment, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Zeekoevlei Weir

Some of you may have noticed that the planks at the Zeekoevlei weir have been raised to prevent loss of water. For those of you that are out boating / frequent the weir, please could you keep an eye on the planks that have been put in, and report back if there is any damage […]


27 Oct Posted by in Environment, Uncategorized | Comments

Latest FBNR Quarterly Report

The latest False Bay Nature Reserve Quarterly Report (July – September) has been added. Please follow the link below to access the report, alternatively select the False Bay Nature Reserve Tab on the home page.