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13 Dec 2016 Posted by in Environment, News and Events | 1 comment

Fire at the Weir

A fire broke out at the Zeekoevlei weir between 16:30 and 17:00 on Sunday, 11 December 2016. The cause of the fire is unclear, however arson is assumed due to the nature of the fires being randomly placed over a vast area. Five separate fires were successfully extinguished by the City Fire Department and City […]

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12 Dec 2016 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

December Newsletter

The December newsletter is now available under the Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei drop-down tab – Newsletters. Alternatively, click on the link below: newsletter dec2016

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07 Dec 2016 Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

Final Bird Ringing Session for 2016!

Hi All The final session of bird ringing for 2016 will be at Rondevlei this Saturday, 10 December 2016! There is rain predicted for Friday with possibly some wind on Saturday so we will look at net placement. Come along any time between 8:00 – 12:00, or earlier at 7:30 if you want to give […]

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28 Nov 2016 Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

November Newsletter & AGM Reminder!

Hi all, This month you can expect a great article, written by Ismat Adams, on the Barber’s Cape Flats Ranger (Kedestes barberae bunta) – an extremely rare Cape Flats skipper butterfly. http://www.zeekoevlei.co.za/friends-of-zeekoevlei-rondevlei/fozr-newsletters/ Please remember that tonight (28 November 2016) is the FoZR AGM in the Rondevlei Lecture room, at 19:00. There will be some interesting […]

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22 Nov 2016 Posted by in Environment | Comments

Harlequin Ladybird Study

Hi all, Please could you take a look at the attached brochure containing some interesting information on the Harlequin ladybird. This ladybird is an agricultural pest, native to central and eastern Asia. If you see these alien invasive ladybirds please take a picture and post with their locality on iSpot. harlequin_ladybird_study

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17 Nov 2016 Posted by in News and Events | 1 comment

FoZR AGM – 28 November 2016

Come and join the Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei for the AGM and some really interesting talks! We also welcome any nominations to a new committee – Please obtain approval from your nominee and submit the nomination on the form to be found at: http://www.zeekoevlei.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/FoZR-Nomination-Form-2016-2017.pdf We will be accepting nominations up until the day before […]

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14 Nov 2016 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 […]

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14 Nov 2016 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 […]

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03 Nov 2016 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, […]

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27 Oct 2016 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. http://www.zeekoevlei.co.za/false-bay-nature-reserve/fbnr-quarterly-reports/

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