The Cape Bird Club

Projects to improve bird habitats at Strandfontein.

This is a working partnership with the City of Cape Town and the Cape Bird Club.


Contact the Conservation Manager Erica Essig  office  021 396 4281.

Emergency phone number -  083 499 1717.


February 2015.

photograph by Erica Essig.

The new perches being well used.

  • Celebrated World Wetlands Day with the RAMSAR certification this month.

  • Typha removed from P1, P2, P5, P7, P8, S7,S8.

  • Removed 75 tons of rubble from Pelican Park this month.

  • New perches installed at P4 and typha cleared for better viewing opportunities.

  • New viewing platform at P4. Cleared typha for better viewing.

  • Assisted 2 other Reserves with fires.

  • Preparing for the Birdathon.

  • Clearing hyacinth from the Zeekoevlei canals in the WWTW.

See what we have been doing this month.    updated 06/03/2015.

January 2015.

photograph by Erica Essig.

The success of bank stabilization and new plant growth after rehabilitation of the pond banks.

  • New students and extended contracts granted for staff by the Julie te Groen Bequest.

  • Fire fighting at large in Slangetjiebos.

  • Maintaing wood work on the jetties. 

  • Repaired sluice gates of P1.

  • Law enforcement at Pelican Park.

  • Preparing for the World Wetlands Day - RAMSAR function.

  • Attending to the hyacinth growth in S2 and M7 ponds.

  • Attended training course for Environment Monitoring Inspectorate.

See what we have been doing this month.

Previous years activities.

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