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City Parks news

Construction of a new multi-story parkade at Johannesburg Zoo has been interrupted by the discovery of a historic midden, or refuse heap.

Ecomobility in Johannesburg is becoming a reality, Lisa Seftel, the City's Executive Director of Transport, enthused at the finish line of the 15th 702 Walk the Talk.

Interested stakeholders are invited to attend a meeting on management plans for the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, to be held at the reserve on Monday, 27 July.

Joburgers turned out in their droves on 17 and 18 July to help Joburg City Parks and Zoo staffers in a range of cleaning and greening activities across the city.

There's a City Parks activity taking place near you on Friday - show your greener side and get involved for Mandela Day 2015!

Creating a network of open green spaces is high on the list of measures the Inner City Roadmap outlines for achieving a livable, sustainable inner city.

The multi-million rand development of a linear park along a 1.2-kilometre stretch of De Villiers Street is set to transform the face of Turffontein.

Take part in a Vulture Conservation Walk/Run at Joburg Zoo and help ensure the survival of South Africa's Cape Vultures.

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo joins in celebrating World Environment Day on Friday, 5 June. Check out four easy ways in which you can help conserve your environment.

A R4-million upgrade of Ivory Park's only formal public green space has done more than merely spruce up and refurbish the award-winning facility.

Joburg Zoo's keepers will be holding a series of talks on some of the endangered animals in the Zoo's care on Sunday, 31 May.

JCPZ has been allocated over R1-billion for managing and upgrading the City's open spaces, developing new parks and making improvements at the Zoo in 2015/16.

Entries are open for this year's Jozi Urban Mountain Bike Adventure, which will tackle a challenging 54km and an easier-going 22km route through Joburg's urban jungle.

Kaya FM's Mother's Day Concert at the Joburg Zoo was a runaway success, with more than 15 000 people from all corners of the city attending.

Open Moonlight Tour at Joburg Zoo. See our nocturnal animals.

Johannesburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau took an impassioned stand against xenophobia in his State of City address.

Site_Specific's annual Jozi Land Art autumn event is a must for lovers of art and nature.

The Johannesburg Zoo has been called to assist with the accommodation of 6 crocodiles. The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) together with the Green Scorpions confiscated 6 crocodiles from an owner that housed them without a proper permit.

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo workers and management took to the streets in demonstration against xenophobia at Zoo Lake on Thursday, 23 April.

Read the Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo Annual report, Report of the Auditor General, Statement of Financial Position and Mid-term report, along with other publications.

Read the Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo Annual report, Report of the Auditor General, Statement of Financial Position and Mid-term report, along with other publications.

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ) is standing in solidarity against the atrocity that is Xenophobia.

The purpose of Earth Day (#EarthDay2015) is to help to keep our grass green and our skies blue with more trees and less pollution.

See Lira perform with the Chamber Orchestra of Johannesburg at Kaya FM, Spar and Joburg City Parks' family-friendly Mother's Day Concert celebration.

Join City Parks for an overnight campout at Kloofendal Nature Reserve, where we'll treat you to a special night ending off with a bonfire.

Visitors to Johannesburg Zoo over the Easter long weekend will get an opportunity to meet McDonald's lovable mascot-clown, Ronald.

It took 300 City Parks workers - with the help of a Steers power lunch - just six hours to transform Rotunda Park, Turffontein during JCPZ's latest ExtremePark Makeover.

Joburg City Parks took a historic but run-down park in Turffontein and transformed it into a state-of-the-art urban outdoor recreational area - in the space of 12 hours. Check out the gallery.

Turffontein underwent an extraordinary transformation on 26 March as Joburg City Parks executed a 12-hour Xtreme Makeover of the historic Rotunda Park.

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo is set to deliver another 12-hour XtremePark Makeover at Rotunda Park in Turffontein.