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NEWSLETTER 99

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 99
FEBRUARY 2017
1 – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Society held a well-attended AGM in late November.  Some early rains had transformed the area, and the day was sunny, without being too hot.  We had an ideal setting for the AGM of the Matobo Conservation Society, with a few zebra, reedbuck and kites trying to […]

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NEWSLETTER 98

1 – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

It’s that time of the year – again. Please support your Society and your hard working Committee by attending the AGM at Nswatugi Site Museum on 27th November, 2016. As we do every year, we appeal for new members of the Committee – not as any form of censorship of the […]

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NEWSLETTER 97

1 – EDITORIAL

I have recently had the pleasure of spending some lengthy periods in the Matopos, and on my trusty stead, have travelled across a sizable portion of the hills.  As always, there has been something new to learn.  The aloes this winter were again spectacular, if a little late, and some interesting hybrids were […]

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NEWSLETTER 96

NEWSLETTER 96  – MAY 2016

 1 – EDITORIAL

The 2015/6 rainy season has now come to an end.  It has been an unusual season, not just because of the severity of the drought, but because the rain when it did fall was substantial and out of season.  For example March was about double average, after almost nothing from […]

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NEWSLETTER 95

NEWSLETTER 95      JANUARY 2016

1 – OBITUARY – Roy Stephens  (12 April 1935 – 27 November 2015)

Former Chairman and a founder member, Roy was always a proud supporter of the Matobo Conservation Society.  He passed away unexpectedly on 27th November, 2015, at his home in Bulawayo.

Roy was born in Bulawayo in 1935 and lived […]

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NEWSLETTER 94

NEWSLETTER 94  – NOVEMBER 2015

 

1 – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

We have included details of our AGM to be held later this month elsewhere in this newsletter.

Yes it is that time of the year again. A chance to look back at the Society and its activities, and to look for new members to take on board our committee. […]

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NEWSLETTER 93

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 93
AUGUST 2015
 

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Dwala.Safaris@gmail.com

Secretary – doristoes7@gmail.com                                                                         www.matobo.org

 

1 – MATOPOS RANKED IN TOP 50 PARKS IN AFRICA

SafariBookings.com conducted an in-depth analysis of 3,008 reviews to put to rest the question of which park was best for African safaris. With an overall rating of 4.89 out of 5, […]

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NEWSLETTER 92

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 92
MAY 2015
 

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Dwala.Safaris@gmail.com

Secretary – doristoes7@gmail.com                                                                         www.matobo.org

1 – COMMENT

I undertook to run the Matopos 33 miler – many said I was crazy to do so, and I think they were probably right. But I persevered, and in much pain completed the Ultra-marathon. Wearing a specially designed […]

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NEWSLETTER 91

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 91
APRIL 2015
 

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Dwala.Safaris@gmail.com

Secretary – doristoes7@gmail.com                                                                         www.matobo.org

1 – COMMENT

It’s a hot March evening, unusually warm as I sit at my desk and pen our 91st Newsletter. It’s a cloudless sky, a gentle breeze that’s trying to cool the evening air, whilst above, Jupiter, Orion and the […]

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NEWSLETTER 90

MATOBO CONSERVATION SOCIETY

NEWSLETTER 90

JANUARY 2015

PO Box FM 648, Famona, Bulawayo

Chairman – Gavin.Stephens@ppc.co.zw

Secretary – Gaynor Lightfoot@minerva.co.zw                                                                       www.matobo.org

1 – NEW COMMITTEE

Following our well attended AGM, your new Committee has met and the following positions

Chairman                     Gavin Stephens                                    Secretary          Gaynor Lightfoot

Vice-Chairman             Jean Whiley                             Treasurer         Darryl Friend

Members          Adele Edwards              Rob Burrett                  Paul Hubbard                Cindy Sellick

 

We welcome […]

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