Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

Whole Club Christmas BBQ

Matilda Bay gazebo 3 Hackett Drive, Crawley, WA

Please join us for our Club's annual Christmas get-together. With our usual venue (the Herdsman Wildlife Centre) under renovation, we will instead be meeting along the Matilda Bay Foreshore. Join a nature walk around Pelican Point at ~5pm or enjoy a swim in the river before a picnic/BBQ and the ...

Penguin Island 2020 with KRM Branch

Penguin Island 155 Arcadia DriveShoalwater,

Time: 8:45am for (9:00am ferry) Meet: At the ticket kiosk Bring you binoculars, camera, drinks, snacks etc

The Lake Gregory / Paraku Region in the Kimberley by Diana Papenfus with the DRB Nats

Woodlupine Community Centre Hall 88 Hale Road, Forrestfield, Western Australia

Lake Gregory / Paraku Region in the Kimberley by Diana Papenfus with the DRB Nats. Diana Papenfus is a long term member of the DRB Nats and also of the Shire of Kalamunda. She has been a long term environmental consultant and runs Coates Wildlife Tours. She will give a talk about the area of Lake Gregory / Paraku which is in the Kimberley region near the Baliluna, Balgo and Mulan areas (at the end of the Canning Stock Route, south of Halls Creek).

Xmas Lunch 2020¦KRM Branch

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

Bring your drinks, lunch etc. plus something for the Xmas hamper raffle

AGM and Annual digital photo competition for members¦NS Branch

Henderson Environmental Centre Henderson Environmental Centre End of Groat StNorth Beach,

We will hold our annual digital photo competition after the AGM. Conditions: any natural history subject max 3 photos per member must have been taken in 2020 winner by popular vote Please send digital copies to Graham at: natsnorthernbranch@gmail.com by Monday 14 December. Bring: Supper – please bring a small ...

Floreat to Scarborough Summer Walk

Meet:              Floreat Surf Life Saving Club Car Park.  One entrance is on West Coast Hwy first on the right after The Boulevard (coming from the north). A second entrance from Challenger Pde, just after the West Coast Hwy (also from coming from the north) . .    Details:           An easy walk on ...

Darwin Day – Snorkelling at Burns Beach

Burns Beach Ocean Pde, Burns Beach, WA

Date changed to February 14th Following on from the Main Club's February meeting about Charles Darwin's time in Australia, we'll be recognising International Darwin Day by seeing what marine life we can find while snorkelling at Burns Beach. Those who would prefer to stay on land (especially if the weather ...

Spiders and Other Creepy Crawlies of the Perth Region

Henderson Environmental Centre Henderson Environmental Centre End of Groat StNorth Beach,

Speaker: Dr Mark Harvey (Senior Curator of Arachnology, WAM) You won’t have to wait until Halloween to come across some of Perth’s scariest critters. Mark is a long-time researcher, prolific author and popular presenter who is often heard on the ABC as The Spider Man. So, leave your fears at ...

DRB Nats – Everything Black Cockatoo, with Sam Clarke of Karaakin and Adam Peck of Birdlife Australia

Woodlupine Community Centre Hall 88 Hale Road, Forrestfield, Western Australia

Everything Black Cockatoos - Identifying, Counting, Rehabilitating and Conserving.  Venue: Woodlupine Hall, 88 Hale road, Forrestfield. Please note: COVID19. The DRB Nats committee have met and decided that it is now safe for this event to go ahead and we will be taking some precautions to protect members who attend: ...