|Excursion||12/2/2017||Simpson Falls Mt Coot-tha. Walking with life.||Helen Schwenke||Simpson Falls is the Western headwaters branch of Ithaca Creek. We will explore tracks starting with Stringy Bark track down to the falls.|
|Excursion||19/2/2017||Western Windows, Mt Glorious||Keith Travers||Starting at the Maiala picnic ground we will walk to Lawton Rd and return via the Western windows lookout.|
|Meeting||20/2/2017||AGM and presentation of Qld Natural History Award||James Hansen||The president will give a short address on the Narukawa map which gives an advanced precise perspective of our planet|
|Camp||11/3/2017||Lord Howe Island||Lynette Haselgrove||Similar to 2014 trip. Fully booked|
|Meeting||20/3/2017||Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha – the Queensland Conservation Collection||Dale Arvidsson||In 2015 The Legacy Way tunnel project delivered a new 4 hectare
extension area to Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha. Now called the Queensland Conservation Collection, Curator Dale Arvidsson with explain the layout of this extension area and the Gardens’ aims to houses as many of Queensland threatened species here as possible
|Excursion||8/4/2017||Cleveland intertidal habitats||Myriam Preker||G.J. Walter Park, Cleveland. 12:30 pm We will explore the diverse intertidal habitats of the muddy-sand flat and small mangrove area extending out from the park. The area is also an important roosting site for migratory shorebirds.|
|Meeting||10/4/2017||Cape Hillsborough Report||Myriam Preker and others||tba NB date change for Easter|
|Meeting||15/5/2017||CT White Lecture||Dr John Hooper||tba Dr Hooper is an authority on sponges|
|Camp||24/6/2017||Noonbah SW Longreach and Edgbaston Reserve||Peter & Lynette Haselgrove||Five days around Noonbah see:https://www.facebook.com/Noonbah-Station-261800947197668/
At Bush Heritage's Edgbaston Reserve we will assist in monitoring and surveying. See:http://blog.bushheritage.org.au/blog/location/edgbaston
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.