Looking at Trees

Main Branch August Meeting Report. We welcomed back to the Club, Robert Powell, who is well-known to many of us and who’s back in Perth for a few weeks, having been living in England since 2010. Robert is known for his excellent books Leaf and Branch and Growing Locals. He ...

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Create Ranger Parks¦Main Branch

MAIN BRANCH JULY MEETING REPORT.  Our speaker was Renae Boyd, who is the Community Organiser with Partnership for the Outback. Renae has a BSc (Hons) in Conservation Biology from UWA and is currently completing a Masters in Environmental Management through Charles Darwin University. About twenty years ago, the West Australian ...

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(There’s No) Fungi Round Here!

Dr Laurton McGurk, Chemical Safety Officer at University of Western Australia and enthusiastic mycophile, took us on a rollicking romp around the UWA campus to look for mushrooms and other fungi. This was the subject of the Main Branch’s June talk. Her inspiration was the general, often voiced opinion that ...

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Geraldton Excursion¦June

Main Club The weekend trip started on Friday afternoon when we travelled from Sunset Beach in Geraldton to the Chapman Valley Regional Park. We walked the trail between the sandbank at the Chapman River estuary and the Chapman road bridge (near Sunset Beach) and saw an Osprey close-up, Little Pied ...

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