Site #61


Conor Eastment

Identifier of this site

As you enter the river trail from San Soucci bridge. Some previous rehabilitation/clearing done by FoL Maintenance team. Currently quite overgrown but once someone takes it upon themselves to work in this section more clearing can be arranged.


Why is this important?

This site is located in Claremont. Claremont is located in close proximity to Table Mountain, and there is a lot of potential to create 'stepping stones' within the area that allow animals (like birds) to come down from Table Mountain and expand their territory, possibly connecting with other areas in the region. However, in order to have a funcional network of stepping stones it is important that the right species are planted throughout the neighbourhood, and that there are sufficient green sites in the area.

Read more about our greening strategy

Wish List

Below is the list with the different species that can be grown on this site. These species would contribute to the greening of , and would fit in with a wider greening strategy for Cape Town. However, this vision is only a proposal and we invite you to comment on it. Are there any other species that would do well? Are there particular uses for this site that we should take into consideration? Do you have a spectacular vision for the plot? Do you have any ideas to involve the wider community? Please let us know!

Wish List Overview

Item Quantity Pledge support
Kranz aloe
Aloe arborescens
5 I can help!
Num-num
Carissa macrocarpa
5 I can help!
Pig's ear
Cotyledon orbiculata
5 I can help!
Red Hot Poker
Kniphofia tabularis
5 I can help!
Wild dagga
Leonotis leonurus
5 I can help!

If you can help growing any of these species, click the blue button in the table above.

Past activities

Date Time More details
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 Read more

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