BIRDLIFE OVERBERG 2019: PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Happening from the 14th October 2019 to 31st December 2019
Herewith the provisional dates for future outings, monthly meetings and other events in view of members diarising these. Further decisions regarding morning and weekend outings, as well as guest speakers at monthly meetings to be taken by those members responsible for these portfolios:
Monday 14 October: MONTHLY TALK – Dr Alistair McInnes, the Seabird Conservation Programme Manager will address us on progress with various projects being undertaken by members of his division. Please note that a Special General Meeting to discuss changes to our constitution will also be held at 18h00.
Friday 18 & Saturday 19 October: The Flight Higher course for intermediate and experienced birders at Sedgefield. Contact Elaine at 083 455 8402 for details and to register.
Saturday 26 October: BLO monthly coastal clean-up along the second section of the Hoek van de Berg Nature Reserve
We will also be presenting a special training course for CapeNature employees from the Knersvlakte and Cederberg at Algeria. Dates to be confirmed.
Sunday 20 to Sunday 27 October: The annual midweek tour to Kostaplenti in Nature’s Valley
Saturday 9 November: Provisional date for CWAC counts
Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 November: Bird identification bash to Barry House at Riverton Stud along the Breede River in the Robertson district. There are limited places available, so contact Anton to reserve your spot
Saturday 16 November: MORNING OUTING – We visit Witkrans, the Danger point peninsula and other great birding sites in the Gansbaai region with Riaan Jacobs as group leader
Saturday 23 November: YEAR-END FUNCTION – We will again highlight photographs of some of our top photographers
Saturday 30 November: BLSA BIRDING BIG DAY and BLO Quarterly BIG Bird Count
Saturday 7 December: BLO monthly coastal clean-up at the Onrus beach and coastline.
Friday 3 April 2020: BirdLife Overberg charity golf day in support of CleanMarine projects
Friday 22 to Sunday 24 May 2020: BirdLife South Africa AGM at Wilderness - members should book for themselves and details will be released shortly