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POLLUTION ALERT!

Pollution Alert Monday 06/08/2012 Silty effluent has been spotted entering the Liesbeek River via stormwater drains venting under Paradise Road Bridge in Newlands. We need to find its source and ask residents or passerbys to keep a lookout for the … Continue reading

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Workshops on the Liesbeek

JOIN THE FOL WORKSHOPS ON THE LIESBEEK The Friends of the Liesbeek have recognised that a holistic plan to manage and rehabilitate the river needs to be drawn up, and all stakeholders need to be approached to develop the plan. … Continue reading

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KRCA launches iSpot

KRCA have a very exciting up-coming event next week. On Thursday June 14th, the Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation Area will be hosting the launch of iSpot Southern Africa – a fantastic environmental website which enables citizen scientists to make real and … Continue reading

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Today is our AGM – see you there!

AGM 2012 Agenda

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Talk at WESSA on the Cape Clawless Otter on 19th April

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LAND USE PLANNING BILL

A message from WESSA Dear all Opportunity to make comment on Land Use Planning Bill The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEAD&P) have advertised the new Land Use Planning Bill for public comment until Thursday 5 April. Incorporated … Continue reading

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Information

We often receive calls from people regarding incidents on the river. CONTACT PERSONS AND NUMBERS Liesbeek Maintenance Project: Jason 0846618264; info@fol.org.za or secretary@fol.org.za; Ntobeko 0710419424. Water Pollution: Brian February (Bishopscourt to N2 Mowbray) 0216841077/0834688243 Johan Marthinus (N2 to Table Bay) … Continue reading

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News from the City: Project to clean up city rivers gets afloat

The Cape Times ran the following article on October 20 2011 at 11:35am Project to clean up city rivers gets afloat Babalo Ndenze Metro Writer THE city council has employed 400 people to clean 14 of its most polluted rivers … Continue reading

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20th Birthday Celebration

Dear Friends, After a dry winter we wonder what spring and summer have in store for us! Perhaps all of us should look again at being waterwise in our homes and gardens. However, we still can enjoy the display nature … Continue reading

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Birding Big Day Saturday 26 November 2011

Birding Big Day, BirdLife South Africa’s major annual fund raising event, takes place on Saturday 26 November this year. In addition to the traditional categories (open, handicap and community) and the SABAP2 category for the avid committed birders/atlasers, there is … Continue reading

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