|Excursion||20/11/2016||Caves and Lower Bellbird Circuit (13.6 km!), Binna Burra, Lamington National Park||Barney Hines||This walk will traverse a variety of habitats within Lamington National Park. We will commence at the carpark near to the entrance to the Binna Burra Lodge. The leader envisions that the walk will be in two stages. The first being a leisurely stroll, at the usual Nat’s pace or slightly faster, for the four kilometres or so of the Caves section of the circuit to the Visitor’s Centre. We will aim to have an early lunch at the Visitor’s Centre. After lunch, those with limited time or energy can hike wi|
|Meeting||21/11/2016||Kroombit Report||Harry Hines, Barry Jahnke, Gretchen Evans and Andrew Franks||In December Harry lead a camp at Kroombit Tops, the previous visit by the club was in 1983. The group will report on their observations of flora and fauna.|
|Excursion||3/12/2016||Anstead Bushland Reserve, Hawkesbury Road, Anstead.||Barney Hines||Birdwalk from 6:45 am sharp. BBQ breakfast from 8:00 am.
The club visited this reserve last year and we return for the Xmas breakup. The early rises will enjoy a walk through dry sclerophyll forest with some dry-rainforest elements to a lookout overlooking the Brisbane River.
Please BYO everything for the breakfast. Two shelter sheds, each containing electric BBQs are available. There is lots of mown open space for the kids to run around on. Toilets and water are on site.
|Camp||11/3/2017||Lord Howe Island||Lynette Haselgrove||Similar to 2014 trip. Fully booked|
|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.