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Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei – Winter Walk!

The winter walk is happening this Saturday – meet at the Rondevlei main gate at 15:30 for a walk along the main path where we will look at the regrowth after the recent ecological burn. We will also visit the Erica field to see the raising water table and what frogs have started to call. […]

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17 Jul 2015 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Heel Toe Heel Toe…

Heel Toe Heel Toe…  

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16 Jul 2015 Posted by in Environment | Comments

The weir has been closed.

I don’t know when, but saw it this morning when I walked the dogs and thought it worth a mention. The weir is closed! Lets see what affect this afternoons rain has on the water level. Yay! soon DeePurple (or Barney as my rude friends call her) will ride again…

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23 Jun 2015 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Fire and Fynbos – after the 2015 fires; what now?

There will be a talk at the Zeekoevlei Yacht Club, topic “Fire and Fynbos – after the 2015 fires; what now?” presented by Dalton Gibbs, Regional Manager South, Nature Conservation at City of Cape Town. When: This Friday 26 June 2015 Dalton is a great speaker and his style is not only informative but entertaining […]

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Stop Press! Quick planting session tomorrow Sat 20 June 2015

  I have just received four tub loads of Waterbloemmetjies (Aponogeton distachyos) to plant out at Rondevlei. Is there anyone up for a short 1 hour planting session tomorrow morning between 09:00 – 10:00? I need to get the plants into the water ASAP. There is no digging involved so it is just anchoring them […]

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Fynbos Planting – 16 June 2015

A happy gang gathered along the Rondevlei path today and planted a hundred or so plants in the recently burnt area along the northern shore. These were mostly species being added to the diversity since the alien vegetation was cleared some 30 years ago. We put plants around the new Leopard Toad breeding pond and […]

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16 Jun 2015 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

Change of plan for today…16th May

16 June 2015 – Beach Braai & Sand Castle Competition.  This event has been cancelled due to the weather not coming to the party, It may be reinstated for next week end…, watch this space. There will be no braai down at the weir, no wood and no charcoal and sadly, no Volley Ball from 2pm. I will probably […]

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Fynbos Planting – 16 June 2015

Just a reminder that there will be fynbos planting at Rondevlei between 9:00 – 12:00 tomorrow. Despite the weather forecast of some rain the planting is going ahead. There is a bit of rain predicted but we will be able to shelter in the adjacent bird hide if it starts to pour. Our main objective […]

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Fynbos planting – 16 June

    Hi All Where: Rondevlei main Gate When: 09:00 – 12:00 16 June The 16th June is the Western cape’s Arbour Day as it makes no sense to plant something in September when it is about to stop raining! With the recent ecological burn on the northern shore of Rondevlei we now have a […]

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03 Jun 2015 Posted by in News and Events | Comments

CTEET STUDENT SEEKING A SHARED ACCOMODATION

Two third year, female Nature Conservation students based at Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET) are looking for accommodation. They need accommodation as soon as possible and will be staying till the month end of November when their experiential year with CTEET is done. Please contact Abongile Madyolo or Zoliswa Magwentshu on the following details. […]

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