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Princess Vlei<p>​The Princess Vlei is a wetland system that runs through the Grassy Park and Retreat suburbs on the Cape Flats. The vlei has long been treasured by the many Capetonians who have enjoyed its beauty and tranquillity. Princess Vlei offers an ideal habitat for birds and has also been recognised as an important breeding ground for the Western leopard toad (Amietophrynus pantherinus).</p><p>There are two dominant vegetation types that are present at the vlei, Cape Flats Dune Strandveld along the western and northern shores and Cape Flats Sand Fynbos on the eastern shore. Both are listed nationally as Endangered and Critically Endangered respectively. The eastern shore of Princess Vlei forms an important linkage for ecological and hydrological processes that support a network of natural open spaces.</p><p> <a href="http://www.princessvlei.org/" target="_blank">The Princess Vlei Forum<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> is working with the City of Cape Town on the ongoing improvement and management of Princess Vlei. All are welcome to join.</p>GP0|#754dde40-8789-4494-9113-50ac9121fd42;L0|#0754dde40-8789-4494-9113-50ac9121fd42|Nature appreciation;GTSet|#153637b8-411d-4bf7-8214-7237f5d775f0;GP0|#c95ed18f-b451-4cc4-b3e2-0798dd6d47a1;L0|#0c95ed18f-b451-4cc4-b3e2-0798dd6d47a1|Environmental education activities;GP0|#05fb5d88-5860-4a8a-866f-28c74794eaae;L0|#005fb5d88-5860-4a8a-866f-28c74794eaae|Walking and hiking<h4>​General enquiries</h4><p> <em>Telephone: </em> <br> <em><a>021 701 1233</a>​</em></p>GP0|#2ebd98bc-cc62-4ce0-a267-29e2121e5b6b;L0|#02ebd98bc-cc62-4ce0-a267-29e2121e5b6b|Walking pathways;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716Prince George Drive, Grassy Park<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Biodiversity-Parks-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

 

 

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