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Dead Vegetation Along Liesbeek Parkway

It came to the attention of the Friends of the Liesbeek that there was a growing concern from residents in Observatory of the increased growth of Indian shot (Canna indica) along the river bank next to the Liesbeek Parkway, opposite … Continue reading

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Fundraising Event to be held at SAB Newlands

SAB Newlands will be organising and hosting a fun run or “dash” this Saturday the 17 March, to help raise funds for the work being carried out by the Friends of the Liesbeek. If you would like to find out … Continue reading

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Water Quality and SASS

The health of a river is often determined by the quality of the water that flows along its course. Due to differences in geology and vegetation, rivers around the country vary with regards to what is termed “healthy”. For example … Continue reading

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Removing alien trees along our river

For most of us the sight of lush green-leafed tress hanging over a gentle flowing river, invokes a sense of serenity and calm. However, it is true what they say, that “too much of a good thing is bad”, and … Continue reading

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