Kwinana Rockingham Mandurah Branch, 27 August 2023 Eleven members attended the excursion to Karnup Nature Reserve on a fine late winter’s morning. We headed off along the Don Shepherd Nature Walk, named after one of the founding members of KRMB. Just inside the gate, we spotted Cockies’ Tongues (Templetonia retusa) ...Read more →
Kwinana Rockingham Mandurah Branch 21 August 2023 The August meeting was a Members’ Night, with three members delivering presentations. First up was Norm Aitken, who showed some images plus a video, taken in Scotland, of a Hummingbird Hawk Moth rapidly flying between flowers to get nectar. The video highlighted the ...Read more →
A total of 13 members/past members met at the Palm Beach Café on the Rockingham Foreshore to celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the founding of the KRM Branch. We were blessed with a beautiful sunny morning and were thrilled to see a few Australasian Gannets gliding overhead the end of ...Read more →
The July meeting was a members’ night with three members delivering presentations. Pauline Dilley discussed her recent cruise in the Kimberley region, backed up with photographs. Daniel Heald showed a series of images of species sighted during the June weekend invertebrate survey at the Field Station on Cooleenup Island in ...Read more →
KRM Branch Field Outing, 25 June 2023 The June field excursion was to Paganoni Reserve, and a great turnout of 22 members and visitors met at the car park for fungi walk. It was great to see so many people interested in fungi, especially the young children excited at the ...Read more →
KRM Branch Meeting June 2023 The June meeting was a members’ night with a fungi theme. Daniel Heald was the first presenter, and he showed a series of images of various fungi sighted during the recent weekend invertebrate survey at the Field Station on Cooleenup Island in Yunderup. The fungi ...Read more →
Guest speaker Natasha Bowden delivered a presentation on the activities and capabilities of SERCUL, the Southeast Regional Centre for Urban Landcare.
It was a very informative talk and gave us a good insight into the services and activities that SERCUL provides. The audience thanked Natasha for coming down to talk to us.
A good turnout of 14 members and visitors joined hosts Bob and Lynette Goodale on a fine autumn morning. Bob provided a rundown of its history and the flora and fauna for new visitors to the property. He explained that the low rainfall over autumn meant the lakes were still dry and no water birds were present. It also meant that there would be very few fungi to be found.Read more →
KRM Branch, 23 April 2023 The April excursion was to Goegrup Lake (Greenfields, Mandurah), and a fine turnout of 17 members and visitors were treated to a beautiful autumn morning. The walk started at the Riverside Gardens car park on the Serpentine Riverbank. Up in the canopy of a tall ...Read more →
KRM Branch, 17 April 2023 The April general meeting was a Members’ Night, and three members shared images of recent sightings. First up was Daniel Heald, who presented photos of invertebrates found during the KRMB visit to Lake Mealup in March. These included images of a Weevil, a Parasitic Wasp, ...Read more →