CLUB JOURNAL ONLINE

Our Club’s scientific journal is now available online, including the very first years’ issues. This will make data contained in the journal available to a much wider audience than ever before. The Biodiversity Heritage Library at Museums Victoria has now finished scanning all volumes of The Western Australian Naturalist, up ...

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Bats Among Us

October Meeting Our speaker was Diana Prada, a PhD student at Murdoch University, whose current research focuses on the population genomics of microbats and the viruses they carry. She has expertise in applying molecular tools to conservation projects. Surprisingly, bats—which are the only nocturnal flying mammals—make up 20 per cent ...

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Tutanning Nature Reserve

September: Main Club Excursion Ten of us joined excursion leaders, Ry Beaver and Tanya Marwood at this unique reserve east of Pingelly. Tutanning NR is a DBCA managed property with accommodation at the Percy Marshall field station. The habitat is Wandoo woodland, with some kwongan heathland and several large granite ...

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Ellenbrook Nature Reserve

JULY 2019 EXCURSION #2: To celebrate National Tree Day, six members of the WA Naturalists’ Club and seven Club visitors teamed up with the Friends of the Western Swamp Tortoise and the Chittering Landcare Group at a tree planting day at the Ellenbrook Nature Reserve. After a couple of hours ...

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Wedge-tailed Eagles

Our speaker was Simon Cherriman, a long-time member of the Nats’ Club (DRB Branch) and a former Serventy Memorial Prize-winning student. Wedge-tailed Eagles have been Simon’s passion since he was a child, when he would explore the bush by bike and make detailed notes on his sightings. His skill at ...

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