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Type Date Description Person/Presenter Information
Meeting 18/8/2014 Lichens Jutta Godwin Jutta  is a well-known member of the Mycological Society who has taken a special interest in these strange organisms. She will give us an insight into what they are, how they function and their role in our ecology.
Camp 1/9/2014 Annual long excursion. Part at Naree then Kilcowera Murray Watson 1st to 5th September at Bush Heritage's  Naree property then at a nearby property Kilcowera for 6th to 14th September. Attendance at Naree will be limited to 15 members.  See below for more information.
Meeting 22/9/2014 Members Night
NB Change of date due to long excursion
3 Members Three short talks by invited members
Camp 4/10/2014 A return trip to Currawong near Tenterfield Neil Fordyce See August News
Camp 5/10/2014 Lord Howe Island in Spring Michael Ryan Week long excursion, staying at Somerset Apartments with short
excursions, some optional.
Camp 17/10/2014 Ballow View III Harry Hines This is the third and final installment of our flora and fauna survey at
Ballow View. The main aim of the weekend is to increase our survey
effort for reptiles and bats but we will be also trapping small mammals.
Meeting 20/10/2014 Madagascar Dr Peter & Mrs Leith Woodall .
Camp 14/11/2014 Elaman Creek, Maleny Michael Ryan see News
Meeting 17/11/2014 Long Excursion Reports Club members Detailed reports from excursion to Naree
Excursion 6/12/2014 Evening Break-up at Karawatha Ed Meyer see news

 

Long excursion: Planned for 1st to 5th September at Bush Heritage's  Naree property then at a nearby property Kilcowera for 6th to 14th September. Naree is about 130 km NW of Bourke. Attendance at Naree will be limited to 15 members.  Kilcowera is a commercial property with bunkhouse and camping accomodation  Click Here for details and prices.There have been good rains and it seems that drought will not be a problem.

Lord Howe Island: The club is considering a trip to Lord Howe in October/November 2015 or March. Members can express interest by emailing to Michael Ryan at: michael@straypatterns.net

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.