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The Raft Has Landed

Hello all,
I am happy to report that we have managed to successfully move the Raft from where it was bought to the Zandvlei Nature Reserve. ‘we’ actually means – the staff of the Nature Reserve! They moved it on Friday

The Raft Has Landed2018-04-09T07:36:25+00:00

Wetlands Education Programme

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea.

Wetlands Education Programme2018-03-24T06:51:13+00:00

Bringing Colour to the Vlei

The Zandvlei Trust invited the talents of Claire Homewood to ‘pretty up’ a few of the old Municipal buildings surrounding the lower reaches of the Zandvlei Estuary. She also painted the inside walls of the Environmental Education Centre in the

Bringing Colour to the Vlei2018-01-19T07:20:31+00:00

Merry Christmas From The Zandvlei Trust 2017

Wishing our members and friends a happy and peaceful – and waste free festive season.


There are many serious problems facing Zandvlei, micro plastics being one of them. There are a number of volunteers who are doing sterling work to try

Merry Christmas From The Zandvlei Trust 20172017-12-21T06:32:11+00:00

The Zandvlei Trust’s New Website

The Zandvlei Trust needed a new website. But since our Executive Committee members are all volunteers and none of us is very technically wired, we decided we needed help and plenty of it!


When Mike Cormack passed away in 2010 he

The Zandvlei Trust’s New Website2017-11-12T20:21:57+00:00

Source to Sea

A joint pilot project working together to restore urban river corridors in order to support biodiversity.


Catchment areas : our lands and water bodies (rivers – streams) are linked in a natural system – a catchment – which is literally the

Source to Sea2017-11-01T13:48:18+00:00

Village Heights

One of ZVT’s active projects, Village Heights Community Centre (VHCC) in an informal area Lavender Hill, also works closely with another organisation, Projects Abroad which brings volunteers from around the world to share their skills and services with this impoverished

Village Heights2017-10-23T10:44:19+00:00

Muizenberg Festival

The Muizenberg Festival is a two week celebration (1 – 15 October) of the greater Muizenberg area, showcasing its rich diversity of creative arts, natural environments, music and perfromances of all kinds.
This year, with the growing participation and interest in

Muizenberg Festival2017-10-23T10:49:56+00:00

Clearing the Vetch

Members of the Zandvlei Trust have donated generously to the project to clear the invasive plants which are threatening the natural vegetation on the western side of the Zandvlei Nature Reserve. We started working on this project on 13 September

Clearing the Vetch2017-11-27T08:21:21+00:00


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