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08 Feb 2018 Posted by in News and Events | 2 comments

The Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei will be hosting a Picnic on the Island

Where?  In Rondevlei on the Island (many of you will remember this venue, accessible by drawbridge from last year) … please meet at CTEET (Next to the hall on Peninsula Rd Zeekoevlei). When?   Thursday 22 February 2018… Sunset is at 19h31, please meet at CTEET at 18h30 sharp, in order for us to all proceed to the island […]

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03 Feb 2018 Posted by in News and Events | 13 comments

MoonDance is leaving the Vlei

Hi All I just wanted to let all you all, the extended FoZR community know that my family and I will be leaving the area and starting a new chapter in our lives… Of course this change brings many opportunities for some of you to step in and help build the FoZR brand and enjoy […]

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24 Jan 2018 Posted by in Environment | 1 comment

A request for a boat

Hi All, I received an appeal from members of the Princess Vlei Forum as follows, In 2017 the Princess Vlei Forum made lots of good progress in looking after and managing Princess Vlei. Thanks to a fundraising grant there is now a full time manager at the Vlei – Denisha Anand. Denisha’s efforts are being […]

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24 Jan 2018 Posted by in News and Events | 3 comments

Well done Julie – action at last on that awful burnout track

Dear Ms ———— I have just been informed that authority to initiate civil litigation for this matter (for the unauthorised Burn Out events at the above property, erf 578) has been granted and attorneys were appointed. They say a meeting appointment will be made. Sincerely Christoff Jacobson Senior property inspector: Development Management Victoria road Plumstead […]

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15 Jan 2018 Posted by in Environment, Uncategorized | 8 comments

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 […]

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11 Nov 2017 Posted by in Environment | 5 comments

Shout out to those fine people defending the bush from this afternoons fire in Rondevlei!

Thanks you guys, also John, Nicky and Kai and the the others who turned out for the impromptu gathering 🙂  

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05 Nov 2017 Posted by in Environment | 5 comments

Puffadder Release 4 November 2017

Yesterday a small group of the Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei (FOZR) released a female puffadder into the southern side of Rondevlei. She was removed from a property in the southern suburbs the day before. Those who were present at her release saw how quickly an animal like this can disappear into a small bush […]

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03 Nov 2017 Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

Would you like to get up close and personal with a Puffadder?

Hi All   Just a quickie, Dalton has a Puffadder he is going to release it tomorrow (Saturday) morning, if you wish to take a short hike, watch a puff adder being released and no doubt learn all about Puff Adders, their Rondevlei history and probably some latin, join us at 08h00 sharp at the […]

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26 Oct 2017 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Man made Magic in Nature – reminder of tonights event at the Rondevlei Tearoom…

Dalton Gibbs will be giving a talk entitled “Connecting our Vlei’s to the Sea Again” TONIGHT Thursday 26 October from 7pm. As always this promises to be fun, social and informative. See http://www.zeekoevlei.co.za/2017/10/connecting-vlei-with-the-sea-sea-fish-return-to-inland-waters/ for details, some comments below. Because it is very different to the movements of salmon, in fact the opposite, come and find out I […]

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19 Oct 2017 Posted by in Environment | Comments

Notice of immediate implementation of water rationing across Cape Town

Hi (not sure what to call you, maybe subscribers of the FoZR Blog) It was suggested that I post this for those who have not yet seen it… so here goes….  City of Cape Town- Water Dashboard – click here for current state of affairs with dams, rainfall and water testing. OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER […]

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