Author Archives: Admin (Trev)

About Admin (Trev)

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

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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Spring 2012 Newsletter

You may download our Spring 2012 Newsletter

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Autumn 2012 Newsletter

We have just emailed out latest newsletter – its also available below for your convenience Autumn 2012 Newsletter

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Maintenance of Bird Hides

The Liesbeek maintenance Team and personal from Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation Area recently completed cutting a path in the reeds in front of the bird hide situated in the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) and varnishing of the hide. An additional … Continue reading

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Herbicide application course

Herbicide application course From the 9 – 11 February 2011 the Liesbeek Maintenance Project Team attended a herbicide application course facilitated by Invader Plant Specialist cc at the Environment Centre situated in Valkenberg Hospital. The South African National Biodiversity Institute … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2011

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A short video on the Liesbeek

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International Coastal Cleanup

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Remote controlled sailing on the Liesbeek

The Friends of the Liesbeek were there to witness the interests of a group of remote controlled sailing enthusiasts. Its another fantastic way to use the river for recreational activity. All agreed that if this activity grows it could have … Continue reading

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Friends welcome Mike Tanner from Wisconsin

The Friends will again benefit from the Global Environmental Ambassador program (GEM), an initiative of the University of Wisconsin. Mike Tanner, a major in Ecology and Public Administration, will be working on various projects for the Liesbeek including signage proposals and … Continue reading

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