Friday, July 1, 2011

Lagoon Day

The annual Lagoon Day was held 1st & 2nd June at Ngatangiia Football Field. The
theme was the Importance of Wetlands. The committee of Tamara, Patricia and Teresa
have attended p lanning meetings and are liasing with Gerald McCormack re info on flora and faunain the wetlands, specifically importance of birdlife. The Lagoon Day is an event where all relevant government agencies, NGO's and CBO's set up booths to raise awareness about issues that affect our coastal coral lagoon. Schools are brought in on buses to attend the event and research information to complete a universal questionnaire.
Tamara Suchodolsky (TIS Committee member) and Jolene Bosanquet (TIS Secretary/Treasurer) at the TIS booth of the very first annual Lagoon Day in 2008.

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