Thank you !

Thank you !

Big “Thank you” to Freddy van Nieulande and Albert Van den Bruele for a nice series of photographs of our first “live” meeting in 2021 !

Youcan find this series back in the member zone of our website, in the folder “Fotos en Filmpjes Maandvergaderingen” and next in “Maandvergadering 2021 06 13”.

On to the next one !

Monthly meeting Juni 2021 – LIVE !!!!

Monthly meeting Juni 2021 – LIVE !!!!

It has been since October 2020 since we last saw each other in real life, but finally the day has come that we can meet again: next weekSunday 13 Junewe can once again have our monthly meeting at the SAC at Linkeroever!

The presentation will start at 10.15 am sharp, but you’re of course welcome to have an early morning chat as from 9 am.

On Sunday 13 June, Rika Goethaels will take us on a collecting trip to Gambia (photo: Conus rikae, a species first collected on one of her trips there)

Recording Monthly Meeting 9 may 2021 available

Recording Monthly Meeting 9 may 2021 available

As announced this morning; and with the consent of all those present (to cover the legal GDPR issue), we did a test to record the presentation, and make it available for all members.

The good news is: there is no bad news as the test was successful, and the recording can now be consulted through application of the following few steps:

1: Log in to our website
2: Go to “Documenten” in the main menu
3: Then go to the upper list of folders, and click on “Opnames Digitale Maandvergaderingen”
4: Click on the file name (mp4)
5: Enjoy once again 🙂

Hopefully we’ll be able to meet again soon at the SAC, yet this new medium is a nice additional way to enjoy our hobby together from a distance !

Monthly meeting 09 May 2021

Monthly meeting 09 May 2021

The Corona Gods are still mad at us so we will have to meet online again this month.

On Sunday, Kevin Monsecour will take us along to one of those families with which it all started for him, and which has been through some changes recently: the family Angariidae.

The link to the meeting can be found in the member email as usual. Not a member and still interested? No problem: just ask for the link via messenger or email.

Everyone is welcome as of 9.30 a. m. and as always we’ll start at 10 a. m. sharp !

See you on Sunday !

Monthly meeting 11 april 2021

Monthly meeting 11 april 2021

This Sunday we’ll meet again via the digital channel for our monthly meeting.

For once, the COVID regulations are of advantage to us, as the digital character of the meeting allows Guido Poppe to attend each time. On Sunday he will take us on a virtual tour of his new home, the Philippines, for an undoubtably fascinating story.

The link to the meeting can be found in the invitation mail, or via request via the general email address. (welcome as of 9u30; we start themeetin at 10h sharp).

See you on Sunday !

List collection interests available

List collection interests available

In addition to the announcements at the monthly meeting this morning:

The first list with collection interests of our members can be found on our website, after login, under “Documenten” in the folder “Diverse”.

(also see http://www.konbvc.be/documenten/).

Online monthly meeting 14 March 2021

Online monthly meeting 14 March 2021

We’ll be having our 5th digital monthly meeting on Sunday 14 March.

Goran Vertriest will take us on a journey through the most recent developments within the stromboid genus Canarium. He’ll be focusing on newly described genera and species and comparing them to the “traditional” approach.

If you want to join us, don’t hesitate to ask us for this meeting’s zoomlink.

See you on Sunday !

(Image: Illustration of the external morphology of L. canarium, from Manual of Conchology (Tryon,1885) – also see https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Laevistrombus_canarium)

Online monthly meeting 14 February 2021 – Ficidae: 20 tears later

Online monthly meeting 14 February 2021 – Ficidae: 20 tears later

During the monthly meeting of 14/02/2021, Chris Vos will take us on a voyage through time, from the 2000 Iconography up untill today.

In doing so, we’ll have a look at what has happened meanwhile, and what was published (and what not) to finally have a look at the species of Ficidae known today.

The meeting will again be held online via Zoom, for which a link will be forwarded to members in the week preceding the meeting.

Be there !