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Cape Town’s Princess Vlei set for natural makeover- CAMPS (Caring and Managing Public Spaces)

Cape Argus In Khoi folklore there is a Gorachoqua princess who lived in a cave at Elephants Eye above Constantia. According to the oral tradition passed down through the ages, she too travelled with her people and their livestock down … Continue reading

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Unsung hero of Bottom Road/ Princess Vlei passes away- Cecil Mona dies after short illness

ICON OF PRINCESS VLEI/ZEEKOEVLEI DIES AFTER SHORT ILLNESS- thank you Papa for your immense contribution… Cecil Mona, otherwise known as ‘Papa’, passed away on Thursday after a short illness. I have known Papa since 2009. He will be fondly remembered … Continue reading

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Nature reserves gain partners

People’s Post The formation of committees to oversee protected areas across Cape Town has been tabled. Reports sent to several subcouncils across the southern suburbs called for councillors to be nominated for these new committees. The report covers 17 nature … Continue reading

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First frogs of the season

www.zeekoevlei.co.za for the FULL STORY Dalton Gibbs With this tiny bit of rain has come the first frogs calls of the winter season. Clicking Stream Frogs (Strongylopus grayii) have started to call with their “click .. click…click” calls. This is … Continue reading

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City of Cape Town- NOTICE RE: DRAWDOWN OF ZEEKOEVLEI (April 2015) AND SHORELINE MAINTENANCE

Draw Down Letter 2015 type in link to read full CoCT release The management of False Bay Nature Reserve would like to inform residents that the Zeekoevlei weir will be opened on 27 April 2015 at 10:00 for the annual … Continue reading

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Latest water quality results for Zeekoevlei

Why the testing is so infrequent is beyond me. BPV ZEV chm 20150209

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False Bay Nature Reserve hosts annual Birdathon – a family fun walk and festival

Residents will have the opportunity to discover nature on their doorstep with the annual Birdathon. The City of Cape Town, in partnership with BirdLife South Africa and the Cape Bird Club, will host a festival and family fun walk on … Continue reading

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False Bay Nature Reserve Birdathon: Fun Walk and Festival 28 March 2015

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Control of Bulrushes- Zeekoevlei

Roger Godwin To read the full article please go to the following link http://www.zeekoevlei.co.za/2015/02/control-of-bulrushes/ People – people! The vlei is particularly low as we have had hardly any rain, hot weather and high winds all leading to lots of evaporation … Continue reading

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Dalton Gibbs van die Rondevlei-natuurreservaat by die Kaapse Vlakte-ericas waarvan daar vandeesmaand 21 nuwe saailinge opgekom het. Deskundiges het gedink die Kaapse Vlakte-ericas het uitgesterf, maar dit is herontdek en is nou in die proses om hervestig te word. Foto: … Continue reading

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