Author Archives: Admin (Trev)

About Admin (Trev)

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

Going Green

The harsh environment that is created when a river is canalized is often sterile and void of any aquatic life or the opportunity for  life to exist. In some countries, especially those faced with already dense urban areas, a paradigm … Continue reading

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Brandhouse make their mark along the Liesbeek

On the 03rd of October, 10 employees from Brandhouse came out and donated some of their time to cleaning up the litter along the Liesbeek River. The bank they worked on had been  cleared of dense stands of invasive vegetation, which had … Continue reading

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Workshop 18th October

Thank you to all who participated in the workshop. We enjoyed a lovely walk  for more than an hour over the grassy fields to the Liesbeek and upriver towards River Park, returning on the other bank of the river, over … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Newsletter

You may download our Spring 2012 Newsletter

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Students take to the river for International Coastal Cleanup

This past week saw the highlight of International Coastal Cleanup, an initiative to remove litter and debris from the world’s beaches and waterways. Since the rivers in and around the City of Cape Town all flow out to sea, one … Continue reading

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Rondebosch Workshop

The workshop on the Rondebosch stretch of the Liesbeek was very instructive. We walked from the Rondebosch Library towards the river via the Belmont Office Park. I was very interested to hear that this area had been a flour mill … Continue reading

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Pelican Paddle

With temperatures slowly on the increase and the sun making itself known again, whispers of summer are heard in the air. This is more evident with the fact that the  Great White Pelican’s have made a return to forage and … Continue reading

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Lots to do on the Liesbeek!

The coming week is filled with interesting events: Monday 27th August GreenDrinks at Josephine Mill at 18h30 for 19h00 Wednesday 29th August FOL Workshop and Tour of SABreweries, Newlands 14h00 Friday 31st of August Full Moon Bike Ride along the … Continue reading

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Newlands Workshop

Workshop on the Liesbeek: This workshop took place on Wednesday 29/08/2012 Location: the SA Breweries, Newlands, corner of Main Rd and Boundary Road. Time: from 14h00 to 18h00. The workshop started with a 1-hour tour of the SA Breweries , … Continue reading

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Getting your point across on the Liesbeek River

We recently held another of our scheduled workshops along the river, which involved residents from the area between Kildare Rd and Sans Souci Rd.

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