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About Admin (Trev)

I am the Vice-Chairman of The Friends of the Liesbeek

AGM 2018

Friends of the Liesbeek AGM You are invited to participate in the general annual meeting of the Friends of the Liesbeek Jeremy Shelton from the Living Labs will address the meeting. When: 6 pm, Tuesday 24 July 2018 Where: The Splash Cafe, … Continue reading

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Liesbeek Life Plan

                  The Liesbeek Life Plan is a recently formed collaborative effort between the Friends Of the Liesbeek and UCT’s Urban Water Management research unit to contribute to plans and designs for restoring … Continue reading

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FOL Annual General Meeting 24th June 2014

  Annual General Meeting 2014 Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting. Every seat was filled and the presentations and discussions were lively. Chairman Phil McLean gave us a short summary of the year’s challenges and successes; Grant Irlam, … Continue reading

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WINTER NEWSLETTER and AGM

The Friends of the Liesbeek AGM Tuesday 24 June 18h00 Enviro Centre Dalton Gibbs will be speaking on Erica verticillata and the restoration of wetlands. Please join us for this important meeting. We are looking forward to seeing you again. … Continue reading

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Valkenberg Redevelopment

Final BAR of the Proposed Redevelopment Of Valkenberg Hospital, (D:EA&DP Reference Number: 16/3/1/1/A7/17/3064/12) YOUR INVITATION TO PARTAKE IN THE PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD OF THE FINAL BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME. DATES:              29 November 2013 – 9th January 2014 … Continue reading

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The Envirocentre

The Envirocentre on the Valkenburg Hospital grounds has always been an important base for environmental groups, facilitating open discussion and innovation for almost two decades. Read Emma Bryce’s report Envirocentre_Bryce. The recent Open House held by Chand to comply with … Continue reading

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Liesbeek River Cleaning A[n Observatory] Community Project – NINTH CLEANING DAY, Saturday 7 SEPTEMBER 2013

Hello hello, It is time to do another Liesbeek River Cleaning Day! The flooding that has happened recently will for sure keep us busy this Saturday. Please see attached some photos taken by the Friends of the Liesbeek on the … Continue reading

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Peninsula Paddle 2013

Support the Peninsula Paddle on Sunday 9th June! Here is the route : 2013-peninsula-paddle-route-details-with-spectator-points and the map: 2013-peninsula-paddle-route-map The Friends of the Liesbeek will be providing hot soup and rolls at Milnerton Boat Club. Come and join us! For more … Continue reading

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Flamboyant Flamingos grace the Liesbeek

The developments, by Friends of the Liesbeek with the City of Cape Town, to allow flood waters easier access to the pans situated at Raapenberg Wetland, have not only assisted and benefited the community in flood alleviation but have also … Continue reading

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Sharing the Future of Urban Rivers

The 22nd of April is marked as Earth Day, a day to take a moment or two and consider your impact on the Earth. The Project Manager for the Liesbeek Maintenance Project, Jason, attended the Oaklands High School Earth Day … Continue reading

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