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Type Date Description Person/Presenter Information
Excursion 11/6/2016 A two property day near Kalbar Barry Jahnke Jahnke's property at Kalbar has saline wetlands. Drive to Obum Obum to enjoy Brigalow-Softwood vine scrub.
Excursion 19/6/2016 WWL at Headwaters of Rocky Water Holes Creek Helen Schwencke Rocky Water Holes Creek drains the west slopes of Toohey Forest. Looking at vegetation of Wilcox Park and re-vegetation works
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 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.
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.
Daytime 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.
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.

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 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.

 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.