all know Gavin Croucher, Robin Snape and Olkan Ergüler, to mention just a few
of the active committee members, for their relentless dedication and tireless
efforts around nature and all that flies in the sky and moves on earth. We all
know about Kuşkor, the North Cyprus non-governmental society for the protection
of birds and nature, established in 1989, for organising environmental
education campaigns, bird watching tours, producing the beautiful calendars.
have held their annual general meeting chaired by Martin Marancos, chairman for
14 years, a dedicated man, whose priority has always been nature conservation
and the animals living in it that can no longer protect themselves without the
help of dedicated humans.
gave us a brief overview on the activities in 2013 the main effort of which was
directed at clarifying the hunting laws in both parts of the island. In
cooperation with the nature association in the South, guards were set up in the main areas of
hunting to find out men setting up traps and going after protected species. It
is also in the interest of the hunting associations to find out the culprits.
the election of a new chairman 22 members were listed and it was to Ms Damla
Beton that the majority of votes went. The new committee members are: Olkan
Ergüler, Robin Snape, Birtan Gökeri, Asuman Korukoğlu, Ersan Korudağ, Bariş
Saydam and Hüseyin Yorgancı; the remaining four members Martin Marancos, Irene
Raab Marancos, Monika Boyer and Wayne Fuller are taking over other committee
you want to become a member contact Kaleidoskop Turizm Office, Mrs Monika Boyer
at any weekday from 09.00 to 17.00 hrs, until further notice. The office on the
2nd floor of the Vakıflar Çarşı building near the Colony Hotel. The
yearly fee is TL 25.00.
are many activities a new member can take over or he/she may participate in the
nature activities that are announced regularly in the internet and by email.
Remember, an intact nature and environment is an absolute prerequisite for our
own healthy life and, not to forget, for
the tourism industry, the only industry we have on the island.
more in www.kuskor.org