|Meeting||18/4/2016||Mistletoes within the Australian environment||John Moss||Mistletoes: Their biology, biodiversity and associated myths and mysteries! A discussion on the mistletoe host trees and the birds, butterflies and other creatures that depend on them.|
|Camp||30/4/2016||Labor Day camp at Bindarrabi||Doone Wyborne||See: http://www.bindarrabi.com/campingretreats.html|
|Meeting||16/5/2016||Lemurs and reforestation in Madagascar||Elle Stephenson||Elle spent 9 months collecting data on the greater bamboo lemur and assisting in reafforestation using seed dispersed by lemurs.|
|Meeting||20/6/2016||C T White lecture: Unnatural history: information and misinformation in science.||Prof Roly Sussex||A discussion of two contemporary issues in which the language of debate has in some cases has been used for the purposes of persuasion and politics. The issues are climate change and GM foods and species.
|Camp||17/8/2016||Long Excursion to Cape Hillsborough||Myriam Preker||expressions of interest requested regarding accommodation. See February newsletter regarding site bookings.
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.
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.