Zandvlei trust

 14th International Kite festival  25 - 26 October 2008

Cape Mental Health the convenors of the festival, chose the right weather and wind conditions. Saturday was perfect and Sunday was too.

The sky was full of kites to excite the senses.                Seals

Butterflies and swirles                                                    Some little green frogs

They came on their land yachts                               They came in their canoes

The Mary Harding Centre won the Edu-Kite              Is this a new specie of wasps at Zandvlei?
competion again this year.

We shared our tent with the Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve, Rondevlei Nature Reserve.

Our tent sponsored by Nomadik Tents.                    Some of the displayed plants from the Cape Flats Nursery.

Sharon McCallum discussing issues about Zandvlei.     Catherine Fedorsky selling a bench raffle ticket.

  • The raffle ticket winner   Jean Jackson won the garden bench, made from recycled plastic.

Mark Ogilvie demonstrating the live exhibits.     Robin Burnett and Fay Howa were helping as well.

There was plenty of interest in the animals.                   Would he turn into a handsome pince if I kissed him?

Sharon, Mark, and Philippa Huntley                                Colourful flags.

Some like to bury their heads.                    Wendy Hitchcock showing the things found in the vlei water,
                                                                using a microscope and display screen.

What is she flying?                               a radio controlled camera to take arial photographs.

The Zandvlei Trust kite being flown by.......          David Muller.

  • Thank you to the organisors Cape Mental Health and all the infrustructure personnel who helped to make this event a success.

  • Thank you also to the Greater Zandvlei Nature Reserve, and ZEEP staff for their participation. 

Thank you to Nomadik Tents for sponsoring the tent.        Also Neil Major for the local indigenous plants.

  • Thank you to Stephen from Hire Our Tools for organising the generator to power the display and microscope for Wendy Hitchcock. 

  • Robin Solomon (agent) for Timber Plastics,  083 284 5132, for exhibiting his Plastic Timber and donating at cost his Royal Recycled Plastic Bench so that we could raffle it.

  • Elizabeth Milne with her displays.

  • Sally Andrew for her donation from her Wild Writings.

  • .........and to the Zandvlei Trust members who volunteered their time, effort, enthusiasim to make it all happen. 

          Thank You.


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