Blog 2017-12-06T13:29:26+00:00

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Wetlands Education Programme

By | March 24th, 2018|

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.   Every year the Zandvlei

Bringing Colour to the Vlei

By | January 18th, 2018|

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 Zandvlei Nature Reserve. Her paintings

Merry Christmas From The Zandvlei Trust 2017

By | December 21st, 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 and counter these

The Zandvlei Trust’s New Website

By | November 2nd, 2017|

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 made a generous

Source to Sea

By | October 10th, 2017|

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 area of land

Village Heights

By | October 9th, 2017|

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 community. They are currently building