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Read the executive summary reporting on the efforts to improve the constructed wetland opposite Rhodes Office Park, Mowbray.
Each year the Friends of the Liesbeek helps to organise the Peninsula Paddle. This event has had an important impact on rivers, vleis and canals of Cape Town. The paddle brings attention to the state of the waterways by raising … Continue reading
When the wetland on the western bank of the Liesbeek River in Mowbray, opposite Rhodes Office Park, was built in 1997, the intention was to provide an aesthetically pleasing public environment and perhaps a secondary thought was to intercept and … Continue reading
Photograph taken in the Boschenheuwel Arboretum (July 2011). Photo: Andrew Winter
This slide presentation was given by Kevin Winter at a public meeting to launch the Black and Vygekraal River Friends / Action group. What the Friends of Liesbeek have learnt over 20 years (file about 6.5Mbs!) It summarises some important lessons … Continue reading
It was such a fun thing to do and hopefully we raised some interest and awareness about the state of Cape Town’s waterways. En route we gathered some fascinating stories: great work being done by Zandvlei Trust; private owners along … Continue reading