". . . to further the study of Natural History in all its branches"

Metallic Shield Bug White-necked Heron Rickenella fibula

November 2018
Wednesday 14th - Meeting
Speaker: Dr Pat Bingham
"Australia, land of Parrots - is that really so?"
Saturday 17th - Excursion
Cathedral Range State Park
Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers
Meet at 10am in the carpark on the right just past the Information Centre in Marysville.
(Melways map X928 A3)
December 2018
Wednesday 12th - Meeting
There will be no speaker for this meeting.
Members are all asked to bring along up to 10 images OR 5 minutes of video OR an item of natural history interest to talk about.

Followed by supper, please bring something to share.
No excursion this month. Merry Christmas to all.
January 2019
Wednesday 9th - Outdoor Meeting - Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve
1 Ashburton Dr, Mitcham. Bring picnic tea, mealtime 6:00pm, meeting to follow.
NOTE: 4:30pm a walk will be available.
Leaders: Lynn and Neal Smith
(Melways 49 B6)
Saturday 12th - Excursion
Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve
Leader: Jack Airey
Meet at 9:30am at the Belgrave Heights Tennis Club (82 Colby Drive, Belgrave Heights) for car-pooling to the Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve.
There are toilets at the meeting site but not in the reserve.
(Melways 84 D7)
February 2019
Wednesday 13th - Meeting
Speaker: David Hewitt
"Flinders Island"
Saturday 16th - Excursion
Newport Lakes & Jawbones Reserve
Leaders: Hazel & Alan Veevers
Meet at 9.30am at Newport Lakes Reserve carpark, off Mason Street. Morning walk at Newport Lakes followed by lunch. Afternoon walk at Jawbones Reserve.
(Melways 55 G3)
March 2019
Wednesday 13th - Meeting
Speaker: Judith Cooke
"Lake Mountain Ten Years from Black Saturday"
Sunday 17th - Excursion
"The Briars" Mt Martha
Leaders: Eleanor & Warwick Dilley
Meet at 10am in the carpark at the visitors centre.
(Melways 145 F12)
April 2019
Wednesday 10th - Meeting
Speaker: David De Angelis
"Frogs in Maroondah"
Sunday 14th - Excursion
Serendip Sanctuary
Leaders: Inta & Roger Needham
Meet at 10am in the parking area near the entrance off Windermere Rd, Lara.
(Melways 423 D2)