Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

Rocky Bay to Chidley Pt and return

Rule St. carpark Mosman Park end of Rule St., Mosman Park, WA, Australia

Meet at the car-park at the Northern end of Rule St, Mosman Park (UBD 306, A14) 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 ...

Rockingham Underwater

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

Andrew Marriot, Andrew is an accomplished underwater photographer and his presentation will highlight the underwater environment in our local area plus provide tips for taking photographs while snorkeling or diving.


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

As our scheduled meeting clashes with the Serventy Memorial Lecture we have cancelled our April meeting.

We urge all our members to attend the Serventy Memorial Lecture which this year will be delivered by the Club's co-patron Professor Lyn Beazley AO.

Four and a Half Billion Years and Counting: A West Australian Portal into Life on Earth.

Purchase your tickets via the Club's website.

Goegrup Lake, Greenfields, Mandurah

Goegrup Lake Redcliffe Rd and Wanda Rd, Greenfields, Western Australia, Australia

Goegrup Lake, is a scenic spot where the Serpentine River approaches the Peel Harvey Estuary. It is a good place to view migratory and resident shorebirds, raptors such as Ospreys and also birds that use the Samphire and shrub habitats present in the reserve Meet: Car park at Riverside Gardens ...

Pickering Brook

Pickering Brook end of Bracken Rd., Pickering Brook, WA, Australia

Meet at the end of Bracken Rd in Pickering Brook. Turn right at the T junction at the end of the road and park at the roadside. . Details:   The walk is about 12 km along good bush paths with some hills in open woodland. Wear clothes appropriate to the ...

Mt Flora Bushland¦GOLLY WALK

Mt Flora, Watermans Bay 30 Elvire St, Watermans Bay, Western Australia, Australia

We will join members of the Wildflower Society for a guided walk around the Limestone Ridge vegetation - does it fit the recently declared TEC for Honeymyrtle shrubland? After our walk we will visit the Mt Flora museum. Drinks and light snacks will be provided for morning tea.

Lake Leschenaultia Forest Walk

Lake Leschenaultia Conservation Park Rosedale Road, Chidlow, WA, Australia

Lake Leschenaultia, Western Australia is a former railway dam that is now a recreational lake in the Shire of Mundaring just north of the location of an important railway stopping place on the original Eastern Railway. There are number of walks we can take, however the one we take that ...

Dr. Erin Clitheroe – Handling the Heat: Helping Penguin Island’s little penguins adapt to Climate Change

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

Between 2007 and 2019, the little penguin population on Penguin Island, once the largest in Western Australia with approximately 1700 birds, underwent a dramatic decline to just 150 breeding pairs—an alarming reduction of over 80%.

This decline stems from a complex mix of natural, anthropogenic, and climate-related factors posing imminent threats to their survival.

Garvey Park – WA Nats Bushwalking Group

Garvey Park, Ascot to Baigup Wetland, Bayswater and return. Meet: at Walk Trail Sign behind the Swan Café near the car parks/play area. UBD (2022) Map: 250  L14  (at end of Fauntleroy Ave, Ascot) Details: Easy walk, about 9.8kms return, mostly formed path, some bush tracks, a few gentle inclines. ...

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