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Visiting the Eland at the Gantouw Project

After the talk on the Gantouw Project on Friday night at the Yacht Club; there were lots of visitors to meet the Eland up close and personal on Saturday 28 November.  

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Zeekoevlei Fish Die Off

There are presently carp dying along the Zeekoevlei shore line in some places. At the moment it is suspected that the fish are dying from Koi Herpes virus that affected water bodies in Cape Town earlier in the year. The recent calm and hot weather conditions may have triggered this event. Water tests and fish […]

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19 Nov 2015 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Gantouw Project Talk – Eland in False Bay Nature Reserve :)

It’s confirmed! Please join us at Zeekoevlei Yacht Club (Governors Walk, Zeekoevlei) on FRIDAY, 27th November 2015 to listen to Petro Botha who is the project supervisor talk on the Gantouw Project. Upperdeck Bar will be open from 17h30 and the talk will start around 19h00. Food will be available from Rochelle’s Kitchen during the […]

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01 Oct 2015 Posted by in Environment, Uncategorized | 13 comments

Camera Trap Photos at Rondevlei

I thought I would share the following photos taken by camera traps recently deployed at Rondevlei. Several camera traps were deployed adjacent to Peninsula Rd,  some 50 – 250 m from the nearest houses. What follows is a selection of species recorded over three weeks in this area which is immediately adjacent to the houses […]

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28 Sep 2015 Posted by in Environment | Comments

FOZR helps the Gantouw Project.

FoZR received an email requesting help on the Gantouw (Eland) project. Many thanks to FoZR - This is the fridge donated by FOZR for the Gantouw Project.

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23 Sep 2015 Posted by in Environment, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Spring flowers on the Rondevlei path

Here are some pictures taken of the Rondevlei path during last Saturday’s spring walk. The spring flowers are up in profusion after the ecological burn this past autumn; showing how quickly the ecosystem recovers after a fire. What was ash and dry sand 6 months ago is now carpets of flowers.  

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23 Sep 2015 Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

Calling all mosaic makers

Calling all mosaic makers – beginners and old hands – come and join me on Sunday 27th September at 24 Otters Creek from 2.30pm as we create the mosaic that will eventually become the bench in Van Blommestein Park. The design is lovely with hippo, kingfisher, chameleon ,flamingo and flowers ,all waiting to be formed […]

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16 Sep 2015 Posted by in Environment, News and Events | 3 comments

The Gantouw Boma is coming along …

The boma along Peninsula Rd is coming along and will soon be complete. It will house the five eland that are scheduled to arrive toward the end of October. A Wendy house has been erected to help with the logistics and rearing of the young Eland over the next few months. These young animals will then be […]

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04 Sep 2015 Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

Whats on? Now that the Spring has Sprung…

 

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13 Aug 2015 Posted by in News and Events | 4 comments

Help create something new!

Greetings everyone, There are two benches in Van Blommestein park and recently the bench overlooking the Vlei was vandalised totally in that all the wooden slats were removed, leaving only the two concrete side arms. It creates a wonderful opportunity for us to do something new. Using the existing remaining side supports I’d like to […]

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