Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

Peel Harvey Estuary and Lake Mealup

Peel Harvey Estuary Greenlands Rd, West Pinjarra

Time: 8:45 am Location: Peel Harvey Estuary and Lake Mealup Meet: Greenlands Road West just after the exit from the Forrest Highway at 8:45am. It is expected that there will be good numbers of wetland birds at Lake Mealup and the nearby Peel-Harvey Estuary. We will first explore the shoreline ...

DRB Hills Street Walk, Gooseberry Hill

Hill Street, Gooseberry Hill Hill Street Gooseberry Hill, Perth, Western Australia

Suburb : Gooseberry Hill Location : The eastern end of Hill Street, Gooseberry Hill Hill Street Walk is an easy, 2.4 kilometre walk through native reserve bushland in the Kalamunda National Park in Gooseberry Hill, 30 minutes (26 kilometres) east of Perth. The trail is comfortable and peaceful with the sounds of ...

Rocky Bay to Chidley Pt & return walk

84 Beaufort St, Perth, Western Australia

Meet:             The car-park at the Northern end of Rule St, Mosman Park (UBD 306, A14) Details:           The walk is about 6km return and takes about 2.5 hours with stops and morning tea along the way.  It's mostly flat with some undulating sections, along a concrete pathway and some grass areas to walk along. It has ...

2023 Serventy Memorial Lecture

Social Sciences Lecture Theatre Saw Promenade, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

Sex, Evolution and the Origins of Biodiversity by Prof. Leigh Simmons Australia is famed for its biodiversity, but why are there so many different species, and why do they look and behave so differently? The answer lies in an endless battle to reproduce...….. As an evolutionary biologist at the University ...

$15 – $20

How Mosquitoes Find Humans for Blood – Dr Wei Xu

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

Mosquitoes have an amazing ability to zero in on us from afar and head straight for our bare skin. They transmit several serious diseases including malaria, one of the most common infectious diseases in the world. Nearly one million people die of malaria every year. Mosquitoes also transmit dengue, yellow ...

Nature Journaling Workshop with Kim Lapere

Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre Cnr Flynn and Selby St., Wembley, WA

Kim will show how you can integrate your curiosity and knowledge of the natural world onto the pages of your own journal. Discover how easy it can be to record your observations and experiences even if you're not an artist.

Yunderup Invertebrate Survey (Culeenup Island)

Yunderup Field Station Young Road, South Yunderup, Western Australia

It is time again to go to Culeenup Island to continue with our monitoring efforts from the comforts of our field studies centre. Club members have been carrying out flora and fauna surveys on this island since 1967. During this excursion to our Yunderup field studies centre on Cooleenup Island, ...