Club Meeting 20 May 2024 – Speaker Steve Wilson: Hiding in Plain Site

Toowong Uniting Church Hall 82 Sherwood Road, Toowong, Queensland, Australia

Speaker: Steve Wilson Topic: Hiding in Plain Site Against an infinite natural backdrop of shapes, colours and textures, the opportunities for animals to evade hungry predators is nearly limitless. Some are hiding in plain sight by blending in with their surroundings. In extraordinary cases, they actually mimic the objects around them. Predators respond by evolving […]

Mid week excursion Tuesday 21st May ’24 at Queensland Museum – Insect Agency Exhibition

Queensland museum Corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

DETAILS: Following the March meeting presentation by  entomologist Geoff Thompson, he has agreed to lead a group of members through the current Queensland Museum exhibition, INSECT AGENCY.   Geoff Thompson is one of Australia’s few specialist insect illustrators whose works have appeared in many books, journals, posters and displays, winning him prizes in several national […]

Day Excursion Sunday 14th July ’24 – Coochie Mudlo Island, Redlands

Coochie Mudlo Island Victoria Parade, Coochie Mudlo Island, Queensland, Australia

Day Excursion -  Coochie Mudlo Island, Redlands. Excursion Leader:  Susan Nelles Day and Time:  Sunday 14 July at 10.00 am at the Victoria Point ferry terminal at the end of Colburn Ave.   Allow some time to find a park. It is about 38km from CBD. Timetable is at, the fare is $6.50 return, […]

Club Meeting 15 July 2024 – Speaker Chris Burwell: Chasing dragons and damsels in south-east Queensland

Toowong Uniting Church Hall 82 Sherwood Road, Toowong, Queensland, Australia

About the speaker: Dr Chris Burwell is the senior Scientist and Curator of Entomology at the Queensland Museum. He has worked as an entomologist at the Queensland Museum since 1995 and specialises in Hymenoptera (wasps, bees and ants) and Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies). He has surveyed ants and Odonata widely in Queensland and is interested in the […]

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