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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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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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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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Liesbeek in all its Glory

Here are some images of the Liesbeek River after the heavy rains we received on the 07th June 2012. The following pictures give you an idea of what the “normal” state of the river compared to the recent increased in … Continue reading

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Today is our AGM – see you there!

AGM 2012 Agenda

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Bloomberg does a blooming good job along the Liesbeek

The Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a division of Bloomberg LP, helped the Friends of the Liesbeek plant 40 trees and weed out alien vegetation along the banks of the Liesbeek River. The trees were donated to the organisation by SANParks … Continue reading

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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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Re-planting along the Liesbeek River bank in Observatory

Re-planting of the cleared section along the Liesbeek River in Observatory will commence on the 2nd of April, in accordance with the arrangement between Friends of the Liesbeek and Cape Nature’s Working for Wetlands program. A number of local indigenous … Continue reading

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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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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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