|Camp||1/7/2016||QNC Wildlife Survey at Aroona, Mt Mort||Harry Hines and Tanya Pritchard||Camp from 1 July to 4 July. The plan is to have several standard fauna survey sites to arrive at a better understanding of animals,birds, flora and fungi in this area.|
|Excursion||17/7/2016||Blunder Creek, Durack||Helen Schwencke||A small,precious patch of remnant vegetation. See oxleycreekcatchment.org.au|
|Meeting||18/7/2016||Between the Tides||Myriam Preker||This talk delves into the mysteries of the astonishing variety of life existing on the small strip of land that is subject to the ebb and flow of the tides. This talk will explore how the variations in the heights of the tides create easily-identifiable zones of the animals and plants that live here. Comparisons will be made between shores from different parts of the Pacific.|
|Meeting||27/7/2016||Winged Wonders||Melanie Venz||20 years of microbat monitoring at Lamington National Park. Venue: Queensland Museum lecture theatre, meeting starts at 12:30pm.|
|Excursion||7/8/2016||Mt Elimbah (Mt Saddleback)||Ruth Thomson||A nice array of rocky pavement, woodland and heath habitats. Expect birding, botanising and fungi.|
|Meeting||15/8/2016||Member's Night - 3 speakers||Greg & Annette Neill, Harry Hines, tba||Neill: Galapagos of the Southern Oceans - Macquarie Island birds and mega herbs.
Hines: Some recently discovered Queensland vertebrate fauna
|Camp||17/8/2016||Long Excursion to Cape Hillsborough National Park from 17 August to 22 August||Myriam Preker||The excursion is timed for low tides to allow exploration of tide pools and the inter-tidal area. The NP has rainforest, vine and eucalyptus forests with an abundance of terrestrial animals.
Learn about natural history at our meetings with talks presented by specialists from the club or from various scientific institutions, and from members exhibits. Visitors are welcome
When: 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, February to November inclusive
Note that each meeting will commence with the presentation by the guest speaker
Where: The Lecture Hall of the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland, 237 Milton Road, Milton
This is near the corner with Baroona Road and close to the Castlemaine Perkins (XXXX) Brewery. The main entrance is on Milton Road, at the end of the ramp adjacent to the Theological College. Convenient parking is available in adjacent streets. Parking is available in the college grounds a contribution of $3 is expected.
Milton railway station is directly opposite the building. There is a pedestrian underpass from the station.
The Club arranges at about ten field excursions each year to locations of natural history interest and tours of specialist institutions such as the Queensland Herbarium or museums. They range in duration from short, half-day, local trips through week-end camps to longer excursions lasting from one to two weeks in more remote locations. Visitors are welcome on short excursions.