Archive for the 'Nature' Category

Spikey Burglar Deterrents – good and bad plants

Posted on May 5th, 2014 · Posted in Nature, Residents

Spikey indigenous plants to plant along your boundaries: 1. Aloe aborescens – grows in clumps & forms a “hedge”, very robust, cut the heads off & plant to increase number.. read more

Spotted Eagle Owl nesting in Palm Tree

Posted on August 24th, 2013 · Posted in Nature

Kommetjie resident Dean van Vuuren has the Spotted Eagle Owls nesting in the palm trees in his garden and shot these amazing pics. Don’t forget to log all wildlife you.. read more

Monthly Baboon Report from HWS

Posted on August 24th, 2013 · Posted in Baboons, Nature

As there is no baboon representative on the KRRA committee to summarise any important issues arising regarding baboons, you can download the full report from HWS for the month of.. read more

Spotted Eagle Owl seen in Arum Avenue by Wally Peterson in July 2013.

Spotted Eagle Owl spotted in Kommetjie

Posted on July 19th, 2013 · Posted in Nature

The Spotted Eagle has been seen and photographed in Arum Ave as well as new the village centre. Whenever you see something worth noting in and around Kommetjie, just log.. read more

Skilpadsvlei with first water

Wally presents on Skilpadsvlei – find out why, how and what’s next

Posted on June 19th, 2013 · Posted in Events, Nature

Join Wally at 10am this Saturday (22 June) at Skilpadsvlei, he will be giving a talk about the vlei, what has been done, what has been achieved, why it has.. read more

Do the math movie

Screening of Do the Math movie

Posted on June 12th, 2013 · Posted in Events, Nature, Things to Do

Things are hotting up: CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere recently reached 400 parts per million – last experienced several million years ago. Rather ironically, at about the same time, Bill.. read more

Skilpadsvlei Boardwalk

Quiz Thursdays for Greening Kommetjie Fund

Posted on June 12th, 2013 · Posted in Nature, Residents

We need to raise funds for continually greening Kommetjie, the first project is to finish the boardwalk at Skilpadsvlei that the City of Cape Town started, it only needs another.. read more

Flamingos in Kommetjie

Flamingos come to Kommetjie

Posted on May 28th, 2013 · Posted in Nature

On Monday, 27 May 2013 a flock of flamingos settled in the old Kom tidal pool on “bird island” in Kommetjie. Please keep you dogs on leads when walking on.. read more