News & Reports

Recent Discoveries in Native Bees

MARCH GENERAL MEETING –KRM BRANCH The guest speaker for our March meeting was Dr Terry Houston, Research Associate in the Department of Terrestrial Zoology (Entomology) at the WA Museum. Terry started his presentation by saying that many of the classical characterisations of Australia’s native bees have been subject to disruption ...

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Barbara York Main OAM – A Tribute

Barbara York Main OAM, UWA Adjunct Professor, School of Animal Biology was co-Patron for the WA Naturalists’ Club from 1999, first with her husband Bert Main and later with Prof. Lyn Beazley. She was a fellow Club naturalist with her husband—and also with Harry Butler, Dom Serventy, Rica Erickson, John ...

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FRIENDS OF AUSTRALIAN ROCK ART (FARA)

Irreplaceable petroglyphs of Murujuga/the Burrup: a step closer to World Heritage protection Murujuga / the Burrup Peninsula near Karratha in Western Australia’s Pilbara, contains the world’s oldest and largest rock art precinct, with an estimated one million ancient petroglyphs (rock carvings) across the Dampier Archipelago. There are many different styles ...

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Beach Sweep Shoalwater Foreshore

KRMB Excursion February 2020 A group of 8 members met up on a beautiful morning for our first outing of the year. Arriving at the carpark on Arcadia Drive, Shoalwater, we looked out over the beautiful vista that is Shoalwater Marine Park with Shoalwater Beach beneath us and Penguin and ...

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