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Fynbos and Fire

October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Zandvlei Talks|

Dalton Gibbs Our natural landscape is a fire landscape - why does it burn, how do plants and animals cope, should we live in a fire prone landscape?

Zandvlei Talks – 26 Sept to 1 Oct 2022

September 16th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are excited about our upcoming Zandvlei Talks Programme. A whole week of fascinating talks and a great opportunity to learn more about the vlei. The series of talks takes place during school holidays so also a wonderful opportunity for high school students interested in

How the “litter monsters” were born

September 3rd, 2022|Categories: Newsletter 2022 Spring|

Previous chair of the Trust, David Muller, spearheaded the move to create art-installation litterbins at the litter hot spot of Thesen’s Bridge across The Narrows near the estuary mouth. They were supposed to be otters, but turned out the artist-welder Innocent Kasanhayi had no idea

Litterers Never Sleep 

September 3rd, 2022|Categories: Newsletter 2022 Spring|

The metal litter grille upstream of Marina da Gama: unfortunately theft of the surrounding traps results in overspill of trash that has to be caught downstream. The planned bio-filter will be situated between here and our current nets. Although we have not been

Westlake Garden

September 3rd, 2022|Categories: Newsletter 2022 Spring|Tags: |

After several years’ neglect we have focused efforts on cleaning up our Westlake garden. This indigenous garden was one of the first projects that brought the Trust together more than 30 years ago when the ground opposite the Lakeside shops was a rubbish dump and


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