Why is it than whenever one comes across anything in Nature that is beautiful, some mankind "Dicks" have to destroy, such is the emptiness of their souls, they lack vision and abuse their positions of "power" to impose their will, all for the gain of monetary enhancement. The lost souls of the world, by their very actions. Once the Princess vlei is gone, it would be difficult to retrieve, until mankind leaves it, and nature reclaims the area as her own again, hiding all trace of ignorant men in her thickets....
Hell, not another shopping mall obliterating our natural national heritage....
DONE! - we have enough malls in the world - and if I remember correctly Princessvei has an endangered frog spices! what happens to them?
save Princess Vlei!
Amazes me that when internet shopping is the fastest growing trend in the world insurance companies and the like pour money into polluting the landscape with more shopping malls destined to be white elephants within a couple of decades.
Hopefully it will help. In Caledon a Comunity Hall in constant use was demolished to build a Mall - regardless of all the voices and petitions.
Is it really necessary to build a mall on the wetlands? Surely the developers can find an alternative site? Building on the wetlands will not only destroy the wetlands and all that thrive there but also deny any engagement with nature which is vital for all of us.
like the say that goes in the end we can't eat money or survive with it without natural resources and habitats... we driving ourselves to extinction because of greed and selfishness.. lets stand and fight for nature people of the soil....
Incoporate the wetlands....look at Canal Walk....call her Princess Walk...this would grow the area in many facets.
I used to horse ride from The Jolly Carp when I was a kid, so remember the area well. The horses used to love to cool off in the vlei. Please so not destroy a natural wetlands area - there are so few left!