Secretary's Report 2016

Secretary’s Report 2016.


The 2016 season started off with the increase in subscriptions to £20.00 which was progressing ok at the AGM and at the chandlers shop, the problems arrived with the bank statements and trying to reconcile the payments by standing order. Most transactions were at the new rate but then there were the payments at the old rates paid from some people as well as at the new amount, also all the payments where people had not returned the new standing order forms.

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PUFFIN AWARE

Two bright yellow, ‘Puffin awareness buoys’ have been deployed near Herm Island to try and increase the protection of our breeding population of Puffins which return to the cliffs of Herm each year to raise their offspring.

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President's Annual Report 2016

Dear GBA Members,

Before I report on the past 12 month’s activities, I should like to take this opportunity to express our sadness at the passing of two of our most influential and forthright members, both of whom were Presidents of this Association, notably John Torode and Peter Derham.

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