Events

Type Date Description Person/Presenter Information
Excursion 13/8/2017 NORMAN CREEK at the COMMON PARK, COORPAROO Helen Schwencke   Meet at the parking area on off Cambridge St., Coorparoo, (Google Maps -27.488848, 153.051907, UBD Map 160, H20)

Norman Creek and its tributaries comprise 24km of waterways that flow into the Brisbane River. Watersheds in Toohey Forest feed this creek. The area is heavily developed and, in the past, the creek-line has been modified and channelled into drains. We will explore the vegetation and revegetation projects in this area.
Excursion 16/8/2017 Enoggera Reservoir on Ekka Wednesday Judy Haines Details in News
Meeting 21/8/2017 Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Spiders Robert Whyte Robert Whyte is an Australian scientist, environmentalist, photographer, author, editor and journalist. He has returned from Quinkan Country inland from Cooktown in 2017 where he photographed and filmed live many of the more than 70 new species of spiders discovered on the trip.
Camp 26/8/2017 Chinchilla Wildflowers Peter & Leith  Woodall and Chinchilla Nats Chinchilla is an area well known for its display of spring flowers.  Twenty years ago, the QNC held a long excursion here and found a great deal of interest.  We will return this year with local expertise and guiding provided by members of the Chinchilla Field Naturalists Club. Barakula all day on Saturday Gurulmundi a half day on Sunday
Camp 30/9/2017 Camp at Crohamhurst Mike Anderson Camp 30 September to 2nd October.Details awaited
Excursion 11/10/2017 Conservation Way at Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens Dick Date !0 am see news for details
Camp 14/10/2017 Aroona camp till 16/10 Harry Hines Aroona Return survey dtails tba
Meeting 16/10/2017 Member's night and book auction. Various Waiting for details
Excursion 15/11/2017 Sherwood Arboretum Dick Date !0 am at the carpark see news for details.
Meeting 20/11/2017 Long excursion to Noonbah reports Various Waiting for details

 

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. 

Excursion leaders click here for attendance form