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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
FOL Chair and one of 4 intrepid Peninsula Paddlers talked briefly to John Maytham on Cape Talk 567 recently. Here what he had to say. The MP3 file will play (stream) in the player below and is about 6MB in … Continue reading
Well done to Kevin and the team of paddlers for a great effort. Here are some more shots of the paddlers at the Bridge over the Liesbeek near The River Club
Friends of Liesbeek – 17th Annual General Meeting Report from the Chairperson: Kevin Winter Tuesday 11 May 2010 Enviro Centre, Valkenburg Hospital Grounds, Observatory Dear Friends It is with some satisfaction that I report on the activities of the Friends … Continue reading
After having served us very well for over 2 and half years, out little old blogging platform FlatPress has been replaced by Shiny New WordPress install. Its taken me the better part of today to perform the upgrade and its … Continue reading
A big congratulation must go out to the Liesbeek Maintenance Project team and the Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation Area team for coming forth in the State of the environment competition. Well done to you all.
State of our environment competition During September 2009, the Liesbeek Maintenance team were involved with the preparation for the State of our environment competition to be held at the Two Oceans Aquarium in October 2009. Participants had to identify every … Continue reading
On 12 July 2009 the Liesbeek burst its banks, flooding most sections of the Liesbeek trail and causing considerable damage to the banks of the river and a number of properties in Rondebosch.
On Sunday at about 5pm the Liesbeek burst its banks at the bridge next to the Observatory. The River Club had been evacuated and their entire car park was under water up to waist deep.