Welcome to Friends of Rietvlei

The Friends of Rietvlei Nature Reserve is a Non-Profit Organisation, Reg No 000-716NPO, and is funded through membership fees, sponsorships, donations and fund raising events

Our objective is to assist the management of the Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Tshwane, with planning and execution of various projects to add value and to assist in maintenance of the Reserve.

Our members are typically persons with a love for conservation, wildlife and nature in all of its forms.

We are constituted under the auspices of The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa [“WESSA”] in terms of the “Friends of Nature Areas Scheme”.

BECOME A MEMBER NOW AND BECOME PART OF THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE FOR GENERATIONS TO COME WHILE ENJOYING ALL THE BENEFITS THAT MEMBERSHIP OFFERS!

Become a Member of The Friends Of Rietvlei

The 2024 membership fee is R250 for the 12 months and R200 for persons of 60 years of age and older. For that you, and up to a maximum of three other persons, have limited free access to Rietvlei as well as 3 other Reserves managed by the Tshwane City Council. See “Membership and Activities”

Donate to Friends Of Rietvlei

Join us in preserving the pristine beauty of Rietvlei Nature Reserve, a breath-taking 4000-hectare sanctuary. At Friends of Rietvlei, members are from diverse backgrounds united by the love of nature and dedicated to safeguarding the fauna and flora and wildlife that call this reserve home. Section 18A Tax Certificates can be provided

What Defines Us

Our Mission

At Friends of Rietvlei, our mission is simple yet powerful: to protect and conserve the natural wonders of Rietvlei Nature Reserve for generations to come. We recognize the significance of this ecological treasure and believe that by working together, we can make a meaningful difference.

Who We Are:

We are a vibrant community of individuals who share a common purpose - to be the stewards of Rietvlei Nature Reserve. From nature enthusiasts, wildlife experts, to environmental advocates, our diverse team brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the table.

What We Do:

As conservation champions, we collaborate closely with the Reserve's management, playing an integral role in the planning and execution of various projects. With unwavering dedication, we strive to enhance the value of the Reserve and ensure its continual maintenance.

Our Sponsors

Friends

Membership Fees

Persons 60 years and older

R200pa

Others

R250pa

Benefits of Membership:

  • The 2024 membership fee is R250 for the 12 months and R200 for persons of 60 years of age and older. For that you, and up to a maximum of three other persons, have limited free access to Rietvlei as well as 3 other Reserves managed by the Tshwane City Council. See “Membership and Activities”
  • Enquiries at secretary@friendsofrietvlei.org