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Type Date Description Person/Presenter Information
Camp 20/10/2018
Cancelled
Girraween National Park Peter & Lynette Haselgrove This camp has been cancelled due to heavy rain and forecasts of continuing wet weather.
A Sunday walk planned by the Stanthorpe Naturalists may occur.
Camp 2/11/2018 Green Mountains – 100 Year Anniversary tba The celebration of the Naturalists Camp at Mt Bithongabel will be held over 3 days in November at O'Reilly's Green Mountains.
Members who wish to attend this event will need to organise their own accommodation. It is envisioned that some club members will camp at the Green Mountains National Parks campsite.
Excursion 25/11/2018 Mt Cordeaux, Main Range National Park Barney Hines This walk ventures onto the upper slopes of Mount Cordeaux, the northern of the two peaks that guard Cunningham’s Gap. The walk follows a graded track through rainforest, before entering some montane heath towards the end. There are cliffs along the upper part of the track and limited space at the lookout such that the group may have to split if we have large numbers. The walk is 6.8km long. Please bring water and lunch, hat and sunburn cream. Expect leaches if it has been raining.
There are giant spear lilies Doryanthes palmeri near the lookout which may be in flower. Butterflies are likely to be active in the warm weather.
More information: https://www.npsr.qld.gov.au/parks/main-range/about.html#mount_cordeaux
Excursion 8/12/2018 Christmas BBQ at Minnippi Parkland Peter & Leith Woodalll Meet at 8am for a walk around the lagoon then  breakfast at 9.

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

Where:    We meet at the Toowong Uniting Church Hall. This is located at 82 Sherwood Road, Toowong and is less than 200 metres from Toowong Village Shopping Centre, Toowong Railway Station & bus stops.

There is parking at 76 Sherwood Road for 12 cars., Street parking is available.  Toowong Village parking is free  provided you enter after 6pm.

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

 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