Local - South African
Our Wild Neighbours.
Living and being aware of our wild neighbours, a new
website by Nature Connection Initiative for Cape Town urban people, animals, birds and
Walking with Baboons.
experience of a lifetime walking with the remaining Chacma Baboons on the Cape
Fill in this
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) petition, to help stop
This is where to buy most of your
biodegradable food packaging and eating utensils.
The people at AGAMA Energy can help you utilize this product for domestic home
or other use.
Bicycle Empowerment Network.
See what these people do to promote
cycling as alternative transport system and at the same time creating job
creation and employment opportunities.
Demography Unit (University of Cape Town)
The scientists who record all there is to know about birds and more.
Black Sparrowhawks of the Cape Peninsula
Information by Ann Koeslag to clearly
identify the birds. Report your sightings to the volunteer group who monitor,
ring and document the breeding and distribution of these birds.
IBA's (Important Bird Areas)
See the Western Cape IBA's. Also
follow this link to the other
regional IBA's of South
An additional raptor site on kestrels based in the Western Cape, by Anthony van Zyl.
and Owl boxes.
Do you need an owl box? Here is your solution. Promoting natural predators
instead of poisons.
The Western Cape Raptor Research Programme
Andrew Jenkins and the Research Team
doing exciting work, also need your help.
The Cape Bird Club
Established in 1948 and the Western Cape branch of SA BirdLife.
A nearby sister Nature Reserve with excellent educational facilities.
World of Birds
Visit this unique bird and monkey park in Hout Bay.
B & B
- Guest House.
A beautiful old 3 -star guest house opposite the mouth of the Zandvlei
estuary in Muizenberg.
Craig Thom's large
selection Natural History and Bird books, also of DVD's, order online.
Maps of the Western Cape – by local resident cartographer
Buy your maps of the Western Cape, online,
from Peter Slingsby.
Places of interest
in Cape Town – Maps
If you plan to visit Cape Town, need directions and places to see, visit
around Cape Town
See the moods and views of the 'fairest Cape'.
of Cape Town
Another site to see more of Cape Town.
The False Bay Ecology Park
This area has huge local and tourist recreation and education potential. It is a City and
combined local NGO's initiative. Also it will create a sustainable natural and man made
Conservation area, within close travelling distance for the residents of the Cape Flats.
Bay Heritage Trust
See the wonderful Conservation and Restoration projects being tackled in
- the gateway to False Bay
All the local information about what to
do and see in the town.
Together - Muizenberg
This group is a volunteer organisation that works in support of community safety initiatives in the Greater Muizenberg area.
West Coast Field Studies Centre.
Frank Wygold's centre for a variety
of Adult and different age group children programmes.
Jungle Theatre Company, Muizenberg.
See these dynamic, performing people –
educating, teaching, entertaining the local community about the importance of
looking after the natural environment.
CTEET (Cape Town Environmental Education Trust)
(EMP) Estuarine Management Plans for the Cape Floristic Region.
Friends Groups (local)
Friends of BCA (Blouberg Conservation Area)
See what the friends do
on this side of Cape Town.
(Glencairn Education & Evironment Support Enthusiats)
See what these "enthusiasts" are doing at Glencairn at the Els River and their
Friends of the Helderberg Nature Reserve
See the fantastic work they do to help
to maintain the City Nature Reserve.
Friends of the
This is a long river running through
a number urban suburbs and environments.
Friends of Meadowridge
If you live in the area, join this
group to help look after this valuable indigenous vegetation.
of Die Oog
This group look after a unique wetland in Cape Town.
See what these friends are doing.
Friends of Rietvlei (Milnerton / Tableview)
The Friends of Rietvlei and what they do.
The local and Western Cape, Wild Life and Environmental Society of South Africa.
of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei
This is a large
area and they help the managers of these City Nature Reserves.
The Frog Atlas Project
This is co ordinated from the Universiy of Cape Town.
Leopard Toad website
Ann Stewarts website for information about the southern Penisula Western Leopard Toads.
Stained and other hand crafted glasswork
Glasscraft in the Main Road, Lakeside
is a landmark, and can offer you crafted colourful doors, windows and other glass items.
Imperial Yacht Club at Zandvlei
celebrated its centenary in 2006. It promotes junior sailing as well.
Grow indigenous Fynbos from seed stock
Use Julie and Charles Oertel starter packs to grow your own Fynbos
garden at home.
SA Museum Cape Town
The online resources index has many subjects of interest.
City of Cape Town
This is the municipal site for managing the City of Cape Town.
The activities of this body of dedicated people.
Read all the
papers presented at the 2009 annual forum meeting.
African National Parks
This new body looks after the Table Mountain National Park.
Nature Conservation Corporation
This Company offers many varied services
in Nature Conservation in RSA.
Peninsula Canoe Club at
Peninsula Canoe Club
This long established Club has produced
many canoe racing champions at Zandvlei.
Freecycle Cape Town
Stop filling up the refuse sites unnecessarily. Recycle your unwanted things any item big or small, everything has to be 100% free - no swapping, bartering, selling and no strings attached.
See the articles on recycling and
more, of this local Conservation orientated Community.
A commercial company into reptiles. Good
supporting information on reptiles available.
Cape Reptile Club
With a Committee, Constitution and membership. They are interested in all
They offer reptile research, education and
scientific services in RSA.
Sea Scouts at Zandvlei
Scout Base at Zandvlei
The activities and facilities the Boy and Girl Scouting
offers at Zandvlei.
African Tidal Display Service
Here is an updated easy to use site, for all your tidal
Water Professionals - Western Cape
important industry these young people are promoting.
Weather Station (local information)
yr.no offers forecasts for seven million places around the globe.
It has wonderful long range forecasts
for anywhere in South
This website, gives detailed local weather information. Have a look.
It is the Climate Systems Analysis Group at UCT
Western Cape Wetlands Forum
This group of people from national,
provincial and local government together with scientists, academics,
consultants and civil society interest groups, work towards careing for the wetlands of the
The wind is free so why not use it. Build your
own wind charger. Be inspired and follow the plans and progress of a local turbine builder