Zandvlei Trust

The opening of the False Bay Ecology Park
Environmental Centre  on 30 September 2006.

The entrance wall covered. Frantic last minute setting up in the morning before the opening. It was a cold, cloudy, blustery day with intermitent sunshine and all the activities fell into place on time. 

The Mayor of Cape Town, Helen Zille being                Quenton Pavitt, Dalton Gibbs, Bevan Lill and the Mayor.
welcomed by the local "Sensational Youth 
Development Brass Band".

Cllr Brian Watkyns addressing part of the audience at the opening ceromony.

The ZEEP interactive play "with 3 intrepid adventurers in 2072, visiting the Western Cape, and finding
no life at all. This happened because the preceeding generations of people did not care about their natural environment.

They eventually found some life a stream and then  a Leopard Toad was found giving us all some hope".

Then the Mayor was asked to ring the bell.                   Ossie Asmal and the Mayor declare the Centre open.

The mural was uncovered at last for all to see and  what a magnificent entrance wall to the Centre.

The Mayor inspecting the detail of the mural.              The artist Ryana Johnson spent many hours
                                                                               completing the mural.

Joanne Jackson encouraging all to get to the life       Horse drawn carts are envisaged for the Park
skills activities before lunch.

Julia Wood, Michelle Preen and Cllr Demetri Qually.           The CAFDA stand with SOS children painting.

The C.A.P.E stand                                                       Sam White and fellow Western Province angler. 

The Cape Bird Club stand                         Morne Carstens, Peter Brunwin and Dave Whitelaw from the CBC.

The Mayor reading about the Zerilda Primary            Visitors to the Zandvlei Trust stand.
visit to the False Bay Ecology Park 
Environmental  Centre in September 2006.

Part of the audience listening to the Mayors speech before lunch at Rondevlei.


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