Zandvlei Trust

Members Meetings and Outings for 2011.

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as we venture to serve our mission to conserve and enhance our natural resource for the benefit of all.


On 22nd and 23rd October the 17th International Cape Town Kite festival took place.


The buzy bees checking out the sea scouts in their yacht.

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On Wednesday 21st September,  John and Sandra Fowkes gave a presentation on  How the biological controlled weevils are removing the hyacinth in the Westlake Wetlands. They gave a 10 year history of the Rutter Road community activities in dealing with this issue.

Sandra and John Fowkes presentation.

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On Saturday 17th September, Litter Cleanup along the Zandvlei Estuary shoreline and Bokmakierie Park.

David Muller being assisted with putting up the ZVT banner on the corner of Axminster Road.

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On 17th August, Leif Petersen of the Sustainable Livelihood Foundation presented an illustrated talk on "The legal and illegal consumptive use of plants and animals in the City of Cape Town and the effect it has on local biodiversity".

Leif making an interesting point in his presentation.

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On Wednesday 27th July at the Masque Theatre the Gala Fund Raiser  - titled “Farndale Murder…….” 

David Muller, Cassandra Sheasby, prize winner Mary Krige and actress Lynn Moss.

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on Wednesday, 20th July Professor Timm Hoffman, gave a talk on "Citizen Science and Zandvlei Plants", a short explanation of the process of collecting specimens by Robin and Pat Burnett. Then on Saturday, 23rd July the Herbarium was handed over to the Reserve management.

The potential for local residents to make a lasting and meaningful contribution to conservation is vast.

Professor Timm Hoffman                          The Botany Group handing over the herbarium to the Zandvlei 
                                                               Nature Reserve staff.

See how this group has achieved this at Zandvlei.

On the 16 June was the annual Arbour Day planting, along the Sun Rise Beach coastal strip.

Mark Arendse, Amanda and Mckayla Smuts with Taariq Fakier planting on the 
coastal strip along the Sun Rise Beach.

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AGM on Wednesday 18th May, guest speaker was Louise Stafford who gave us a presentation
on Invasive Species Management in the City of Cape Town.

Some of the members and friends waiting for procedings to start.

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Chairmans Report for 2010.

Chairmans Report for 2011.

Treasures Report for 2011.

Previous Years Meetings and Outings.

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