The Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.
A working partnership with the City of Cape Town and The Zandvlei Trust.
The People who make it happen.
Joshua Gericke Mark Arendse
Rose Mankayi Shihabuddeen
Tom Lautenbach James Mugabe
Contact Joshua Gericke The Manager - Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.
Contact Mark Arendse The Manager - Environmental Education Centre.
Contact a Staff member
Contact James Mugabe The Manager - Muizenberg East Conservation Area.
ph/fax/ans 021 701 7542
How to get to the Nature Reserve and the Environmental Education Centre.
Please make a note of times. The entrance gates are open.
(click on the map to enlarge the photo)
1. In and around the Reserve.
The new viewing platform at the Sand River confluence, in progress on 03/02/2014.
2. Environmental Education Centre. updated 17/04/2013.
Children from Village Heights Community Centre visiting the EEC in April 2014.
Mini SASS (Stream Assessment Scoring System) is online and live, go to http://www.minisass.org or
Download this information booklet,
for a Mini SASS course or community monitoring water
3 . Water Weed Harvester (The Kingfisher).
The Kingfisher in operation during December 2011.
4 . Student Projects.
Taariq Fakier 2011.
Checking the net contents for fish. Recording the species and counts.
Checking the length of the fish on the measure board. A Sand Shark being measured.
Taariq's Fish project.
Fay Howa 2007 and 2008. Andrew Taylor 2008.
3. Cassy's African Catfish project.
5 . History.
6. General Information.
7. Data Collection. updated 05/03/2014.
Do you know?
You can contribute to;
Please start at Zandvlei and record all the birds you see and submit them via the data gathering process. For more information go the the BIRP website, as above. Please download the BIRP instruction booklet which contains all the relevant information pertaining to this project.
The project is supported and endorsed by both the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) as well as BirdLife South Africa (BLSA). Click on the logos for the links.
Doug Harebottle at 021 650 2330 (w) or 082 736 3087 or e-mail Doug.Harebottle@uct.ac.za
The following tables / records are published on a regular basis, so as to build up a central source of data. This will assist anyone who is interested in Zandvlei;
* No data available.
The (ZIMP) Zandvlei Inventory and Monitoring Programme started in November 2001.