The first meeting for 2009 will be held on the Seminar Room of the Kirstenbosch Research Centre on 4 March from 13.30 to 16.30. Meetings are open to all with an interest in wetlands.
13:30 – 13:50 : Welcome and Chair’s Report
Report back from Steering Committee meeting.
Matters arising from previous minutes of Forum meeting of 19 Nov 08
13:50 – 14.15 : Groundwater basics and relationship to Wetlands
by Mike Smart, DWAFDeputy Director: Groundwater Management DWAF
14:15 – 14.40 : Groundwater, Wetlands and the Table Mountain Group
by Christine Colvine, CSIR
14.40-14.50 : Overview of Wetland Prioritization process for CoCT
by Kate Snaddon of FCG
14.50-15.00 : Start of feedback on World Wetlands Day 09 from various groups.
15.00 - 15.30 : TEA
15.30 – 15:45 : World Wetlands Day 09
Report back: GEESE; WESSA; Friends of Liesbeek; Working for Wetlands, Alice Ashwell, TMNP; Zandvlei Trust; 2 Oceans
15:45-16:15 : AGM
16:15– 16:30 : Membership Input & General Forum Business; Up-coming events; Announcements and Publications; Nancy Job – Potential publication on Wetland Plants
16:30 : Closure