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Friends of Moreletaspruit (N4 to Lynnwood Rd)

MISSION

To encourage public participation in caring for the Moreletaspruit and in particular the section between Lynnwood Road and the N4 Freeway in order to promote the conservation and sustainable utilisation of the area by the public and the landowners of the area.

The main objectives of Friends of the Moreletaspruit shall be

  • to act as custodians and tenants of the Moreletaspruit (Lynnwood Road to N4) nature area and in so doing to promote interest in and concern for the conservation, use and maintenance of the area.
  • to promote public participation in the caring philosophy for the area that is the cornerstone of our mission.
  • to liaise with the landowners in respect of the requirements for the conservation, use and maintenance of the area.
  • to provide material assistance to the landowners, wherever possible, in fulfilling their obligation to properly conserve, use and maintain the area.
  • to take such measures in conjunction with the landowners as may be appropriate to ensure sound environmental/conservation management and usage of the area.
  • to liaise with other organisations with similar objectives in advancing the concepts of the Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa.
  • to develop, in conjunction with the landowners, an overall management plan for the area and to assist in ensuring the implementation of the management plan.
  • to raise funds for specific projects aimed at restoring, maintaining, using and conserving the area for the benefit of the members and public.
  • to alert the landowners to any activities that may have an impact on the area and which are not in keeping with this constitution or the concepts envisaged by the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa.
  • keeping members abreast of news and developments by means of a regular newsletter.
  • arranging activities, including talks by specialists, that will contribute to the knowledge of the area.

VRIENDE VAN MORELETASPRUIT

Stel u belang om ons natuuromgewing en die fauna en flora daarin te bewaar?
Geniet u om in die natuur te stap?
Wil u graag behulpsaam wees met die behoorlike bestuur en gebruik van 'n skaars natuurlike hulpbron?
Voel u dat u 'n bydrae in die opsig kan maak?

VRIENDE VAN MORELETASPRUIT

  • is mense wat belangstel in en omgee oor die toestand en gebruik van een van Pretoria se pragtige en skaars hulpbronne. Hulle is 'n entoesiastiese groepie vrywilligers wat alles in hulle vermoŽ doen om die Moreletaspruit tussen Lynnwoodweg en die N4 te bewaar.
  • Vriende kom bymekaar vir werkgroepe, kursusse of om net lekker te kan ontspan in die natuur!
  • Fondse word ingesamel deur middel van lidmaatskapfooie, borgskappe en byeenkomste.
  • Die fondse word gebruik om hierdie gedeelte van Moreletaspruit te onderhou en te verfraai om bv. indringer plante uit te roei, onderhoud van kennisgewings, grensdrade en wandelpaaie, ontmoediging van sluipslapers, die voŽllewe te bevorder en die natuur te bewaar : alles in samewerking met en ondersteuning van die plaaslike owerhede.
  • Vriende van Moreletaspruit is ge-affilieer by Die Natuurlewevereniging van Suider Afrika (WESSA)
  • 'n Uitvoerende komitee word jaarliks verkies in terme van die organisasie se grondwet. U talente en besondere bedrewenheid is van onskatbare waarde vir ons.
  • Kom sluit aan en deel in ons erfenis!!
  • 'n Uitvoerende komitee word jaarliks verkies in terme van die organisasie se grondwet.
  • U talente en besondere bedrewenheid is van onskatbare waarde vir ons.
  • Kom sluit aan en deel in ons erfenis!!

What are we planning?

  • An ecological survey which has lead to a Management Plan
  • Moreleta Wetland rehabilitation project
  • Birding days to identify what birds inhabit our area
  • Establish a proper hiking trail
  • To involve the schools and Boy Scouts, Girl Guides and Voortrekkers in our vicinity

BUT TELL US WHAT YOU WANT AND HOW DO YOU SEE WHAT THE FRIENDS OF MORELETASPRUIT SHOULD DO.
WHY DO YOU THINK YOU SHOULD SUPPORT THE FRIENDS GROUP?

Committee Members: 2005

Barry Puttergill (Chairman) 082 578 9592
Jurie Bosch (Marketing)348 6007 (h)
Peter Howard 348 1030 (w)
Jo-Ann Ferreira 803 3491 (h)
Pat Kelly 361 4530 (h - a/h)
Stilou Roets 361 2583 (h - a/h)
Marianne Louw 348 3431 (h)
Leon Kruger 348 7307 (h - a/h)
Adelene Loock (Honorary Member)
Tshwane Metropolitan Council Nature Conservation Department
348 1265/6 (w)

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