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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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24 Oct 2016 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

CTEET Student Presentations – cancelled

Hi All, Due to lack of interest the proposed presentations by CTEET Students / Interns planned for the Friends on Monday 24 October 2016, at 6pm will not be going ahead, hopefully we will see some of these presentations at a later date. regards Richard pp. Jocelyn vanEeden – joce.vaneeden@gmail.com  

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21 Oct 2016 Posted by in News and Events | 4 comments

CTEET Student Presentations

Hi All, A few CTEET Students / Interns would like to perform presentations for the Friends on Monday 24 October 2016, at 6pm. The presentations will be based on The Botanical Society of South Africa, highlighting facts about the society as well as articles published in Veld and Flora. The presentation will not be longer […]

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17 Oct 2016 Posted by in Environment | Comments

Vicia benghalensis – Purple Vetch

For those of you that walk / run down to the Zeekoevlei weir, please could you keep an eye out for, and remove the plant Vicia benghalensis, otherwise known by the common name, Purple vetch. This species is an invasive annual herb with a climbing stem which is coated in hairs, often densely, making the plant appear […]

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12 Oct 2016 Posted by in Environment, News and Events | 4 comments

Refurbishment of Zeekoevlei Weir Bridge

The pedestrian foot bridge at the Zeekoevlei weir is much used by local residents in the evenings and weekends. The bridge is structurally sound, however it is in need of some TLC. A few dedicated members of FoZR will be heading over on Saturday morning (15 October 2016) at 8:30 to give the bridge a […]

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03 Oct 2016 Posted by in Environment | Comments

Moddervlei

Hi All, After the Spring Walk to Moddervlei last month I realised it would be nice to have some historical and ecological information about Moddervlei easily available to you. There is a wonderful paper prepared by Liz Day, Matthew Bird, and Jenny Day, highlighting the ecological importance of Moddervlei. For your perusal, I have attached […]

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