Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

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Don Poynton

0419 460 301|

Don is the Northern Suburbs Branch Chairperson and a Golly walk man.


November 2019

Going, Going, Gone: Understanding and Predicting Drivers of Coastal Change in WA

20 November, 7:30 pm
Henderson Environmental Centre, Henderson Environmental Centre End of Groat St
North Beach, Western Australia Australia
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Our guest speaker tonight is Prof Ryan Lowe (UWA) Changes in global climate are increasingly exposing coastal populations and infrastructure to a range hazards, for example, due to sea level rise and changing frequency and intensity of storms. Professor Lowe’s work aims to understand and predict these changes, how they impact the coastal zone, and ultimately identifying strategies for adaption and mitigation of these changes using novel approaches. This talk is very relevant as we come to grapple with climate…

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Continuing our Coastal Path¦Golly walk

27 November, 9:00 am
Trigg Island, Trigg Island, Trigg Place
Trigg, WA 6029 Australia
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—with the NORTHERN SUBURBS BRANCH Note we are meeting an hour earlier than normal so we can finish before it gets too hot. We will meet at the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre, 86 West Coast Drive (between Hale St and Elvire St), Watermans—the only building on the west side of the road. Park on left-hand side of car park. We will then car pool to Trigg, leaving some cars at the research centre, our return destination. An opportunity to…

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