Programme

TALKS:  Please note: Unless otherwise stated talks are held on the second Wednesday of each month except for December and January.   The venue is Tahunanui School Hall, Muritai Street, Tahunanui. All talks start at 7:30pm.  Contributions for the sales table are most welcome. Gold coin donation please towards hall hire and supper. Car pool to minimise global footprint.

WALKS:  Please wear appropriate clothing, sturdy footwear and gear to cope with weather changes, take sun block, lunch, drinks and snacks.  Contact the Trip Leader for more information.  

For queries on any part of the programme contact nikau48@gmail.com or phone 5450989 

MAY

Wednesday 10 May   AGM, pot-luck dinner and Great Spotted Kiwi

Come along to Forest and Birds AGM, which includes a pot luck dinner (bring a plate) and also listen to a presentation by Robin and Sandy Toy about the plight of the Roroa - Great Spotted Kiwi.
Robin and Sandy will preview the results of an ongoing study of the distribution of our biggest kiwi species in north west Nelson. Why is a substantial range contraction and population decline evident?
Robin and Sandy will illustrate likely causes of this decline with videos taken by the Friends of Flora using trail cams at kiwi nests.

Pot luck tea - 6pm,

AGM - 7.30pm, 

Roroa presentation - 8pm approx.

 

Sunday 21 May   Weedbusters Kelly's Bush, Enner Glynn

This bust is right on the edge of town at Enner Glynn.This is our second visit to this bush remnant of matai and titoki and tawa. It has been actively looked after by the Kellys for many years, but Lindy would love a hand, as it is a lot to manage on her own.
 
Venue- Kelly's Bush, Enner Glynn
Date- SUNDAY 21st May
Time- 10am until lunch or early avo if you want to do a bit more
Bring- your lunch & drinks, sturdy boots, warm clothing
 
TOOLS & GLOVES PROVIDED
 
Shared rides operating if interested, so let us know if you are coming so we can pool cars. If you want to drive out there on your own, all good- it is 100 Enner Glynn Rd, park outside the gates on the road, or at the drive entrance, but not up the drive. But do let us know if you go independantly, incase we postpone.
 
If the weather is poor, phone 5452431 on the morning of the bust for a recorded message of possible postponement.