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Liesbeek River Cleaning A[n Observatory] Community Project – NINTH CLEANING DAY, Saturday 7 SEPTEMBER 2013

Hello hello, It is time to do another Liesbeek River Cleaning Day! The flooding that has happened recently will for sure keep us busy this Saturday. Please see attached some photos taken by the Friends of the Liesbeek on the … Continue reading

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Peninsula Paddle 2013

Support the Peninsula Paddle on Sunday 9th June! Here is the route : 2013-peninsula-paddle-route-details-with-spectator-points and the map: 2013-peninsula-paddle-route-map The Friends of the Liesbeek will be providing hot soup and rolls at Milnerton Boat Club. Come and join us! For more … Continue reading

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Flamboyant Flamingos grace the Liesbeek

The developments, by Friends of the Liesbeek with the City of Cape Town, to allow flood waters easier access to the pans situated at Raapenberg Wetland, have not only assisted and benefited the community in flood alleviation but have also … Continue reading

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Sharing the Future of Urban Rivers

The 22nd of April is marked as Earth Day, a day to take a moment or two and consider your impact on the Earth. The Project Manager for the Liesbeek Maintenance Project, Jason, attended the Oaklands High School Earth Day … 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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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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