Friends of Rietvlei
Member of the Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa Western Cape Region
Friends of BCA
Blaauwberg Conservation Area
Welcome to the Friends of Rietvlei Website
The Friends of Rietvlei provides assistance and support for the management of the Table Bay Nature Reserve, Cape Town. We are also involved in environmental issues in the Blaauwberg Area as most such issues have a direct or indirect effect on Rietvlei and the Diep River Estuary.
Looking for something on this site? Go to our Index to Contents page to find it.
MEMBERSHIP OF FRIENDS OF RIETVLEI
The 2014-15 financial year ended on 31st March 2015. All members, except for life or 10-year members need to renew their membership from 1 April 2015. Check your membership card for the expiry date. Please find attached the 2015-16 Membership form which you must please complete and return with your payment as soon as possible, or at the upcoming Annual General Meeting.
 As agreed at the last AGM the membership fees have increased slightly. Your donation is put to good use at Rietvlei. In the past year we have renovated the bird hide, done repairs to the Education Centre and provided materials for education activities.
 Thank You to those members who have already paid their subs.
Click here for the membership form in Word format
2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The AGM will be held on THURSDAY 7 MAY 2015 at 19h30 for 20h00 at the Rietvlei Environmental Education Centre off Sandpiper Road, Flamingo Vlei, Table View.
Click here for more information
Fishing holiday programme - December 2014 Fishing holiday programme
Two fishing holiday programmes were held at Rietvlei in December 2014. Judging from the pictures, the participants enjoyed themselves thoroughly.
Go to the News page from where you can view the pictures
More additions to Picture Gallery Fish Eagle
Frieda & Jan Prinsloo has sent us some more fantastic photographs of a fish eagle they took at Rietvlei on 23 April 2015.
Have a look at these pictures on the Frieda & Jan Prinsloo Galleries. You can also view great photographs that they have sent us over the years
Click here to go to Picture Gallery main page
2015 - 2016 Tariffs for Table Bay Nature Reserve
The City of Cape Town has announced the tariffs applicable to the Table Bay Nature Reserve
for the period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Click here to go to the Tariffs page
First 2015 Quarterly Report for Table Bay Nature Reserve
The Quarterly Report for the period January - March 2015 is now available.
Click here to open
By-Laws controlling activities on Rietvlei
By-Laws controlling the use of the Rietvlei water area and activities in public spaces are available.
Click here
WATER QUALITY REPORT
The Annual Water Quality Report for Rietvlei and the Diep River is now available.
Click here to open the report
iSpot
You can make a real difference by helping to record and identify plants and animals. Many species are under threat and the more information we have about them, the better we are able to prevent their total extinction.
You can assist by participating in iSpot.
Friends of Rietvlei has registered with iSpot and we urge members to use this facility to record sightings of interesting animals and plants, as well as learn about wildlife and to assist others in identifications.
Click here to find out how you can participate and to learn more about iSpot
CONTACT NUMBERS FOR TABLE BAY NATURE RESERVE
Office: 021 444 0315
Emergencies and standby number - 071 268 9637
Email: tablebay.naturereserve@capetown.gov.za
Tariffs for Table Bay Nature Reserve - click here
Friends of Rietvlei thanks Print-Tag in The Paddocks Shopping Mall for sponsoring our membership cards.
The Friends of Rietvlei is a registered Nonprofit Organisation - Registration No. 067-504 NPO.
2006-2014 Friends of Rietvlei. All rights reserved. Developed by Blue Cape Media Hosted by Snowball Effect (Pty) Ltd
The Friends of Rietvlei Website is dedicated to the conservation and management of the beautiful Rietvlei Wetland Reserve in suburban Cape Town, South Africa.Rietvlei,western cape,eco-tourism,travel,africa,south africa,trails,birds,flamingos,pelicans,bird-watching,birdlife,wetlands,conservation,protected area,environmental education,ecology,conservation management,fish,potamogeton,typha,blue-green algae,nutrients,estuary,estuarine ecology,fynbos,water quality. The Friends of Rietvlei Website is dedicated to the conservation and management of the beautiful Rietvlei Wetland Reserve in suburban Cape Town, South Africa.Rietvlei,western cape,eco-tourism,travel,africa,south africa,trails,birds,flamingos,pelicans,bird-watching,birdlife,wetlands,conservation,protected area,environmental education,ecology,conservation management,fish,potamogeton,typha,blue-green algae,nutrients,estuary,estuarine ecology,fynbos,water quality. The Friends of Rietvlei Website is dedicated to the conservation and management of the beautiful Rietvlei Wetland Reserve in suburban Cape Town, South Africa.Rietvlei,western cape,eco-tourism,travel,africa,south africa,trails,birds,flamingos,pelicans,bird-watching,birdlife,wetlands,conservation,protected area,environmental education,ecology,conservation management,fish,potamogeton,typha,blue-green algae,nutrients,estuary,estuarine ecology,fynbos,water quality.