Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

Tour of Boola Bardip (WA Museum)

WA Museum Perth Cultural Centre, Perth

Join us for a 2 hour tour of the WA Museum Boola Bardip on Sunday April 18th. Dr. Mark Harvey (Senior Curator of Arachnology) will guide us through the wildlife gallery, after which we will have a guided highlights tour of the rest of the museum. After the tour, you ...

Underwater Photography

Naragebup Rockingham Environment Centre Safety Bay Road after Lake Street, Peron

Underwater Photography (to be confirmed, further details will be put here and on Branch Facebook page as soon as available)

The Origins gallery at the new Western Australian Museum Boola Bardip

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

Speaker: Dr Peter Downes, Curator of Minerals and Meteorites, WAM The new Western Australian Museum Boola Bardip opened in November 2020. Peter Downes will describe some of WA’s rich mineral heritage that is on display in the Origins gallery of the museum. In addition to curatorial duties, Dr Downes works ...

DRBNats Bush Forever site 321 : Brickwood Reserve Byford

Brickwood Reserve Turner Road, Byford

Insects, Reptiles and granite outcrops   Grade 2 - No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps.  Suitable for families with young children. Landscape Features: vegetated wetland, creek, vegetated uplands Wetlands: Eucalyptus calophylla Open Woodland; ...

Bold Park walk

Bold Park Bold Park, Perry Lakes Drive, Floreat

 Meet:             Car park in front of the WA Ecology Centre, off Perry Lakes Drive UBD map 266 K6    Details:           The walk is an easy walk on made paths, about 8 km Wear clothes appropriate to the weather (i.e. hat / rainwear) and suitable footwear.  Bring morning tea, lunch and drinking water and ...

Guided visit to Boola Bardip¦GOLLY Walk

WA Museum Perth Cultural Centre, Perth

Location: WA Museum, Perth Time: 10.00 am. Meet in Museum Foyer Our April Speaker, Dr Peter Downes will takes us through the Origins: Land, Water, Sky Gallery. After that you will be free to wander around the rest of the museum. (Hint, don’t try to see all the museum in ...

Kaarakin Field Trip

Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Rehabilitation Centre 322 Mills Rd East,, Martin

Photo: J. Hunter NOTE: CHANGE DUE TO ANZAC DAY – SUNDAY, 2ND MAY 2021 WITH EARLIER TIME. Time: Now 10:30 am for a 11:00 am guided tour of the centre. Venue: Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Rehabilitation Centre, 322 Mills Road East, Martin Meet: Main Car Park Details: Bring binoculars, camera, drinks, ...

Notley Late Easter Excursion – Tone Perup Nature Reserve

Tone Perup-Nature Reserve Tonebridge

For this year’s late Easter excursion, we will be going to Perup: Nature’s Guesthouse in Tonebridge, located 49 km from Boyup Brook or 315 km south of Perth. Perup is contained within 285,000 hectares of state forest, mostly Jarrah/Marri but also with areas of Powderbark Wandoo and Melaleuca. It is one of ...

General Meeting and talk

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

More details to come once confirmed

DRB Nats May Talk: Mick Davis – Passionate Ecologist and Community Educator

Kalamunda Community Centre Jorgensen Park, Crescent Rd, Kalamunda

DRB Nats May Talk: Mick Davis - Passionate Ecologist and Community Educator NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE NEW VENUE OF JORGENSEN PARK HALL, JORGENSEN PARK, KALAMUNDA COVID19: The DRB Nats committee have met and decided that it is now safe for this event to go ahead and ...

Yunderup Nature Observatory

Yunderup Field Station South Yunderup

An excursion to the Club's Nature Observatory on Cooleenup Island, on the eastern edge of the Murray River delta of the Peel Inlet. Since 1970, our Club has had a cottage, or field studies centre, on Cooleenup Island in the Peel Harvey Estuary, at Yunderup, south of Perth. Club members ...