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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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29 Sep 2016 Posted by in Environment | 1 comment

Gantouw Spring Wish List

Morning everyone, The Gantouw (Eland) Project needs your support! A Spring Wish List has been compiled, if you are able to contribute to this worthwhile project, in any way, I really urge you to do so. Please find a link to the complete list below. gantouw_wishlist_2016_09  

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16 Sep 2016 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Eco Fun Day!

Morning everyone, The City of Cape Town will be hosting an Eco Fun Day on 1 October (10:00 – 14:00) at the Navy Sports field, Glen Road, Welcome Glen. There will be loads of activities for the whole family, including live shows and interactive exhibits, as well as a number of chances to win some prizes! […]

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14 Sep 2016 Posted by in News and Events | 3 comments

Newsletter September 2016

Hi all, The second FoZR Newsletter has been added. This month you can expect a report back on recent FoZR events, as well as a step-by-step guide on how to utilise the online Biodiversity Management website. Got some interesting content you’d like to see in the next newsletter? Why not send it to me and […]

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09 Sep 2016 Posted by in Environment, News and Events | Comments

Pelican Park Spring Walk 2016

Hi All, Another great Spring Walk, hosted by False Bay Nature Reserve, will be taking place in the Pelican Park Section. The walk will take place on 17 September 2016 (8:00 for 8:30). Bring the whole family to enjoy a lovely day out in nature! flyersinglea3false-bay-spring-walk

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08 Sep 2016 Posted by in News and Events, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Become a FoZR Member!

For those that do not yet know, the Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei (FoZR) is an apolitical, non-profit organisation, that aims to assist the local nature conservation authorities in protecting the fauna and flora on the Cape Peninsula. However, in order for FoZR to function, a number of income generating avenues need to be created. […]

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