A.G.M and talk by Professor Peter Ryan - 22 June 2016.
Members and visitors signing in
at the door. A glass of sherry to warm those up who needed it
There was a lovely fire burning to keep the cold chill out, it made the room nice and cosy.
There was plenty eat and drink too. Peter and Lucia were keeping everyone happy in the kitchen area.
Before the procedings started
there was catching up too do. Acquaintances to renew with those
Sharon McCallum making a few
announcements before presenting her
Minutes were taken by Muriel Darke in Joan Wigram's absence.
Thank you to the Exco for all the
work you have done this past year to keep ZVT going,
The new Exco Committee Members were
announced. Sharon is stepping down as Chairman
Formalities out of the way Sharon
introduced Professoer Peter Ryan, Director of the FitzPatrick
Then onto Peter Ryan's presentation.
As a bonus he showed us as a
precursror to the main talk a little on the research being done
He discussed the Pentad he lives in
and does his local birding to aid the SABAP2 data collection,
He also showed us the impact of the
servere fire which occurred on the Peninsula recently and the
The entralled audience listening to replies to the number of questions which were asked.
Sharon thanked Peter and gave him
the "traditional good wishes
Then hamper to be won by lucky draw from the box.
Thank you to the Blue Bottle Store in Muizenberg who sponsored the hamper.
The lucky number announced by Sharon and Laurie with the box. "No. 28!"
Congratulations to Marilyn Hoole the hamper winner.
We wish the new Exco well with the work ahead for this year.