BIRDLIFE OVERBERG EVENTS FOR THE NEXT SIX MONTHS - PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE
Happening from the 22nd September 2018 to 23rd February 2019
FORTHCOMING BIRDLIFE OVERBERG EVENTS FOR 2018 – PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE
The following dates have been provisionally confirmed for those members wanting to plan their year. This schedule will gradually be completed as details of guest speakers, outings and other events are finalised.
# Saturday 22 September: The weather prediction looks great for Saturday and I decided to do my regular bird count around Onrus and Vermont – you are all welcome to join us for a fun morning’s birding. We will get together at the Onrus OK at 08:00. RSVP Anton at email@example.com or sms at 082 550 3347
# WEEKDAY MORNING OUTING: Thursday 27 September – Anton will lead a morning outing to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. RSVP Anton at firstname.lastname@example.org or sms at 082 550 3347
# MONTHLY TALK: Monday 8 October – Pieter van Oudthoorn is to talk about the birds of Alaska and Argentina. " Pieter's love of travelling and his keen interest in birding has taken him to some wonderful locations around the world. He will talk to us about his marathon birding road trip from northern Alaska right down to the southern tip of South America. The emphasis will be on the birds of the two extremities viz. Alaska and Argentina."
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 13 October – Provisional date for a birding cruise on the Lady Stanford along the Klein River. An alternative date has been set for 27 October if the weather does not play along on the 13th.
# Saturday 20 October: Monthly BLO coastal cleanup at the Hoek van de Berg Nature Reserve (Second section)
# WEEKDAY MORNING OUTING: Tuesday 23 October – We visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 27 October - Alternative date for a birding cruise on the Lady Stanford along the Klein River if the weather does not play along on 13 October.
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 3 November - Morning outing to the Elgin open gardens event and Jessie Walton's dams
# FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS IDENTIFICATION AND CONSERVATION COURSE AT KNYSNA: Friday 9 and Saturday 10 November - Contact Elaine at email@example.com or 082 455 8402 for details and to register
# MIDWEEK TOUR TO KOSTAPLENTI AT NATURE'S VALLEY: Sunday 11 to Friday 16 November. Jump at this oportunity and register now. (THIS EVENT IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND WE CAN UNFORTUNATELY NOT ACCOMMODATE ANY FURTHER REGISTRATIONS)
# Saturday 17 November - Year-end function
# 24 November: BLSA's Birding Big Day, BLO quarterly Mini Birding Big Day and monthly BLO coastal cleanup at the Hoek van de Berg Nature Reserve (First section)
# Saturday 1 December – Morning outing to the Napier District
# Saturday 8 December: Monthly BLO coastal cleanup along the Onrus & Vermont coastlines
# Thursday 10 January - Celebrating the terns at the De Mond Nature Reserve
# Saturday 19 January - The traditional "Red flowers morning outing" to Rooiels and Harold Porter
# MONTHLY TALK - Monday 21 January: Carin Malan will entertain us with a talk on birding in KwaZulu-Natal
# Saturday 26 January - BLO Monthly Coastal Clean-up
# Monday 11 February - BLO AGM
# Saturday 16 February - BLO Quarterly Big Bird Count
# Saturday 23 February - BLO Monthly Coastal Clean-up