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Type Date Description Person/Presenter Information
Excursion 13/2/2016 Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve James Hansen A Saturday morning walk on formed paths.  See: http://www.mary-cairncross.com.au/
Meeting 15/2/2016 Annual General Meeting James Hansen AGM, Qld Natural History award and Presidential address
               NB Roadworks in Milton Road near RGSQ
Excursion 21/2/2016 A WWL walk in Ironbark Gully Samford Helen Schwencke An afternoon walk on the Crebra track..
Excursion 6/3/2016 Mt Mitchell saddle and summit Barney Hines A 10km return walk through diverse bush communities.
Meeting 21/3/2016 Cicadas' strategies of acoustic communication. Lindsay Popple tba
Camp 25/3/2016 Easter Camp at Sundown NP Haselgroves & Barney Hines On the Queensland – New South Wales border, 250 km south-west of Brisbane via Stanthorpe and 70 km north-west of Tenterfield. Sites to be booked by 5 March
See:http://www.npsr.qld.gov.au/parks/sundown/index.html
Excursion 9/4/2016 Wellington Point Myriam Preker see news
Excursion 17/4/2016 Tabbil-Ban Dhagan track and boardwalk at Nudge Beach tba A Walking With Life excursion
Camp 30/4/2016 Labor Day camp at Bindarrabi Doone Wyborne & Robert Backhouse See: http://www.bindarrabi.com/campingretreats.html
Meeting 16/5/2016 C T White lecture: Unnatural history: information and misinformation in science. Prof Roly Sussex tba
Camp 17/8/2016 Long Excursion to Cape Hillsborough Myriam Preker expressions of interest requested regarding accomodation.  See news

QNC General Meetings

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 Tat heological College. Convenient parking is available in adjacent streets. Milton railway station is directly opposite the building. There is a pedestrian underpass from the station.

 Excursions

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.