Members Meetings and Outings for 2011.
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On 22nd and 23rd October the 17th International Cape Town Kite festival took place.
The buzy bees checking out the sea scouts in their yacht.
On Wednesday 21st September, John and Sandra Fowkes gave a presentation on How the biological controlled weevils are removing the hyacinth in the Westlake Wetlands. They gave a 10 year history of the Rutter Road community activities in dealing with this issue.
Sandra and John Fowkes presentation.
On Saturday 17th September, Litter Cleanup along the Zandvlei Estuary shoreline and Bokmakierie Park.
David Muller being assisted with putting up the ZVT banner on the corner of Axminster Road.
On 17th August, Leif Petersen of the Sustainable Livelihood Foundation presented an illustrated talk on "The legal and illegal consumptive use of plants and animals in the City of Cape Town and the effect it has on local biodiversity".
Leif making an interesting point in his presentation.
On Wednesday 27th July at the Masque Theatre the Gala Fund Raiser - titled “Farndale Murder…….”
David Muller, Cassandra Sheasby, prize winner Mary Krige and actress Lynn Moss.
on Wednesday, 20th July Professor Timm Hoffman, gave a talk on "Citizen Science and Zandvlei Plants", a short explanation of the process of collecting specimens by Robin and Pat Burnett. Then on Saturday, 23rd July the Herbarium was handed over to the Reserve management.
The potential for local residents to make a lasting and meaningful contribution to conservation is vast.
The Botany Group handing over the herbarium to the Zandvlei
On the 16 June was the annual Arbour Day planting, along the Sun Rise Beach coastal strip.
Mark Arendse, Amanda and Mckayla
Smuts with Taariq Fakier planting on the
AGM on Wednesday 18th May, guest speaker
Stafford who gave us a presentation
Some of the members and friends waiting for procedings to start.
Previous Years Meetings and Outings.