Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

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

Kalamunda Community Centre Jorgensen Park, Crescent Rd, Kalamunda

"Energy moving through our natural ecosystems; understanding the ebb and flow of natural systems."
Mick Davis is currently the President of the WA Landcare Network, which helps landcare groups across the state and at national level. His previous roles include on the Kalamunda Environmental Advisory Committee, Plantrite Nursery, Environmental Friends Group Officer for the City of Kalamunda, Biodiversity Program Coordinator for Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management, Ecologist for Dept of Parks and Wildlife, and Woodland Watch Project Officer for World Wildlife Fund Australia.

A proven environmental project manager and communicator, he uses his broad ecological knowledge and community engagement experience to make biodiversity knowledge easy to understand and available to everyone.
He aims to achieve regional, national and global conservation outcomes that protect our planets rich biodiversity.

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 ...

KRMB Members’ Night

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

Visitors are welcome at Members' nights. You can meet and chat with experienced Naturalists. See these reports for what you may expect. One Two Three

Rotto in an Hour¦Mini Seminar

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

Speakers: Judith Harvey, Pam Ghirardi, Peter Alcock and Graham Ezzy Our speakers are all Volunteer Rottnest Guides. They will recount their personal stories and attachment to Rottnest while covering its geology, flora and fauna and how it is undergoing change. The mini seminar will provide an excellent introduction to our ...

DRBNats Bush Forever site 321 : Brickwood Reserve Byford

Brickwood Reserve Turner Road, Byford

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.

Woodman Point walk

Woodman Point Woodman Point Recreation Car Par, Munster

The walk is 11 km along paved and sandy paths, and beaches.
Wear clothes appropriate to the weather (i.e. hat / rainwear) and suitable footwear. Bring morning tea, lunch and drinking water. There are toilets at the meeting point.

Rottnest Island Excursion¦GOLLY walk

Rottnest Island Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, Rottnest island

Booking: As the group size is limited it is essential you book with NSB at: natsnorthernbranch@gmail.com Please include which ferry you will be taking. Meet at the Rottnest Island Visitor Centre at 8.30am Participants are to make their own way to Rottnest. RAC members are entitled to a discount on some ...

General Meeting and talk

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

More details to come once confirmed

DRB Nats presents Talitha Huston, talking about her bird book

Kalamunda Community Centre Kalamunda Community Centre, end of Crescent Rd, Off Mundaring Weir Road,, Kalamunda

DRB Nats presents Talitha Huston, talking about her bird book.

Talitha Huston was secretly putting together a book called Backyard Birds of the Perth Hills when she was 14 -16 yrs old unbeknown to her parents. She presented them with her book, professionally printed,  just after her 16th birthday, as a Christmas present. The maps are hand painted with water colours and all the photos are her own.

Club’s Future Directions Workshop

Be a part of the Club's Future. On Saturday 12 June, between 9am and 4pm members from all our branches are encouraged to have a say in the Club's priorities for the next 5 years as part of the Strategic Plan revision. This is an important step in the management ...

Swan Foreshore and Tranby House Excursion

Maylands Tennis Club 56 Clarkson Road, Maylands

Join us on a walk along the Swan River to explore the samphire fields, watch for birds on the river, and visit Tranby House, also known as Peninsula Farm. Cost for viewing this National Trust property is $7 per person, to be paid on the day. Tranby House is one ...

Fungi – Heather Adamson

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

Fungi – Heather Adamson