Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

KRM Branch General Meeting

Naragebup Rockingham Environment Centre 49 Safety Bay Road, Peron, WA, Australia

Japan Trip - Desiree Heald has recently returned from an extended trip to Japan and will share with us some sightings of fauna, flora and other aspects of nature that she encountered on her trip.

NSB May Golly Walk: Yellagonga Regional Park-southwest

Neil Hawkins Park Boas St, Joondalup, Australia

Meet:               Neil Hawkins Park, eastern end of Boas St, Joondalup Details:                 We will wander the path along the edge of Lake Joondalup keeping an eye out for Southwestern Snake-necked Turtle hatchlings which should be heading to the water around            ...

Lake Richmond Walk

Lake Richmond Lake Street, Rockingham, WA, Australia

Meet: At the pergola at the northwest end of the lake (at the corner of Lake St. and Safety Bay Road, Peron). Lake Richmond is an important ecosystem for water birds, frogs, Snake-necked Turtles, aquatic invertebrates and the thrombolites (a Threatened Ecological Community). Our walk will be along the Anne ...


Meet at the entrance to Coogee Beach Café, Powell Road, Coogee (NEW meeting point)    Details:     The walk is 11 km along paved and sandy paths, and beaches. Wear clothes appropriate to the weather and suitable footwear. Bring morning tea, lunch and drinking water to have during the walk. ...

Tony Friend: “Numbats: current status of our emblematic mammal”

"Hew Roberts" Nedlands Lecture Theatre, Clifton St., Nedlands

In the late 1970s, the mammal emblem of WA, the termite-eating numbat, was slipping towards extinction. This once-widespread marsupial survived in only three places in the south-west and by 1985, at only two sites, Dryandra and the Perup Forest with around 300 animals. This presentation will trace the ups and ...


Henderson Environmental Centre Henderson Environmental Centre End of Groat St, North Beach, Australia

Dr Lachlan Strain, Principal Research Scientist- Molluscs, DPIRD We will learn about the species, habitat and life cycle of the various abalone species that are found along WA’s coast line. We will also learn how researchers collect data and make recommendations for the following season. The 2024 recreational abalone season ...

Nats Bushwalking Group – Burswood Bridges

Burswood Bridges                     Meet:     Taylor St. car-park, off Canning Hwy (river side of McCallum Park)                  . Check website in case of a last minute change. Details:   The walk is an easy loop walk, which can be shortened as necessary, on both sides of ...

Centenary Celebration Luncheon 13th July 2024

University Club of Western Australia UWA, Hackett Drive, Crawley, WA, Australia

The Centenary Luncheon Celebration will feature keynote speakers, presentations, and engaging discussions, offering insights into the past, present, and future of our organization. The event promises to be an event filled with reflection, camaraderie, and appreciation for the rich history and achievements of our esteemed club. It will be an opportunity to celebrate our shared passion for nature, as well as to honour the individuals whose dedication has shaped the legacy of the Western Australian Naturalists Club. The luncheon is a ticketed event , $50 for members and $75 for guests