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Type Date Description Person/Presenter Information
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.
Excursion 17/7/2016 Blunder Creek, Durack Helen Schwencke A small,precious patch of remnant vegetation. See oxleycreekcatchment.org.au
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.
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.
Excursion 7/8/2016 Mt Elimbah (Mt Saddleback) Ruth Thomson A nice array of rocky pavement, woodland and heath habitats. Expect birding, botanising and fungi.
Meeting 15/8/2016 Member's Night - 3 speakers Greg & Annette Neill, Harry Hines, tba Neill: Galapagos of the Southern Oceans - Macquarie Island birds and mega herbs.
Hines: Some recently discovered Queensland vertebrate fauna
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.