Close
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
25 Feb 2018 Posted by in News and Events, Sailing | 1 comment

Night Action on Zeekoevlei – late notice

Hi All I was asked to send this out on Friday but didn’t sorry if it has caused people inconvenience… There are some people that are coming to train for the MAC24hr challenge. This is a competition that requires night time sailing. A team of 3 sailing boats will be using Zeekoevlei to practice for […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

21 Nov 2017 Posted by in Environment | 2 comments

Come and Learn about our CRITICALLY Endangered Butterfly

If this butterfly survives another 5 years it will be a man made miracle, FoZR will be hosting an informative talk on the Barber’s Cape Flats Ranger on Thursday Evening at the Rondevlei Tearoom. This little skipper butterfly is on the brink of extinction, occurring close to home in the Pelican Park section of False Bay […]

Read more...

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 🙂  

Read more...

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

Talk on the Cape Platanna by Dr John Measey

Dr John Measey is a Senior Researcher at the CIB based in the Department of Botany & Zoology at Stellenbosch University. John is Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Herpetology. He will be talking about the Cape Platanna (Xenopus gilli) frog species that has recently been discovered at Rondevlei. The species is endangered.  It is threatened by habitat […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...