Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

WA NATS Bushwalking Group

Woodman Point Walk Location:         Coogee Time:               9:30am for 10:00am start Meet:             New Meeting Point – At the entrance to Coogee Beach Café, Powell Road, Coogee    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 ...

Marvelous marine mammals – a journey to learn how they are faring in a changing world

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

Dr Holly Raudino is a Senior Research Scientist within the Marine Science Program of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Holly's interest lies in behavioural ecology and applied research on threatened marine fauna. She leads the state government research and monitoring of marine mammals and continues to collaborate with ...

CENTENARY EVENT: RE-ENACTMENT OF CLUB’S FIRST EXCURSION

North Fremantle SLSC, Leighton Beach 20 Leighton Beach Blvd, North Fremantle, Australia

The club's first excursion was to Leighton Beach after a storm in late July 1924. The excursion leader was Ludwig Glauert, keeper of the biological collection at the WA Museum (He was promoted to Curator of the museum in 1927). On Sunday 4th August we will visit Leighton Beach for ...

Family Excursion Winter Walk – Ledger Road Reserve Road, Gooseberry Hill

Ledger Road Gooseberry hill 46 Ledger Road, Gooseberry Hill 6076, Australia

Meet at the top car park next to KRC Radio & Hall. 42 Ledger Road for a winter walk around the site, it is rare not to see Forest Red Tails Black Cockatoos in their day roosts and the occasional  Western Grey has been known to hop by. Ideal introduction ...

WA NATS Bushwalking Group

Mundaring

North Ledge  Location:          Mundaring Meet:               Fred Jacoby Park, off Mundaring Weir Rd The walk is about 10 km through Jarrah forest above Mundaring Weir. Details:             Wear clothes appropriate to the weather and suitable footwear. Bring morning tea, lunch and drinking water. Optional afternoon tea, coffee and cakes back at the cars. If ...

DRB is Meeting Friends of Greater Brixton Wetlands,Kenwick

Brixton Street Wetlands Alton Road, Kenwick, WA, Australia

Bush Forever Site 387 – Greater Brixton Street Wetlands, Kenwick. While the wetlands only cover 19 hectares, they contain many different vegetated wetlands with fringing vegetation in or near to the original condition, support an outstanding flora diversity with at least 518 native taxa and comprising a third of the ...

New Deepwater Discoveries: NSB August Meeting

Mildenhall, Percy Doyle Reserve, Duncraig cnr Marmion Ave and Warwick Rd

Dr Lisa Kirkendale, Curator Aquatic Zoology and Mollusca, WAM. Lisa will discuss and show images of the many new species found during recent surveys in the Perth Canyons, Ningaloo Canyons, Bremer Canyons and Ashmore mesophotic zone (aboard RV Falkor) and also Gascoyne Marine Park, Indian Ocean Territories (aboard RV Investigator). ...

Bat Survey at Yunderup Nature Observatory

Yunderup Field Station Young Road, South Yunderup, Western Australia, Australia

It is time again to go to Coolenup 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. This weekend we will carry out flora and fauna surveys on the ...

WA NATS Bushwalking Group

West Perth

Kings Park Location:          West Perth Time:                9:30am for 10:00am start Meet:               The Pioneer Womens Garden carpark on Forrest Drive. UBD Map 5, C-1 Details:             Walk to Zamia Café through Botanic gardens and bush paths and return. Wear clothes appropriate to the weather (i.e. hat / rainwear) and suitable footwear.  Bring ...

Gingin all day excursion with NS Branch

Gingin , Australia

We will visit four different locations:     - Gingin Discovery Centre – bushwalk    - The Taggart’s property at Gingin – guided walk around planted native garden    - Gingin Brook – Mortimer St Gauging Station - discussion on native fish and crayfish    - Breera Rd Nature Reserve ...