Western Australian Naturalists Club

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Jorgensen Park Pavilion

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Jorgensen Park Pavilion, end of Crescent Rd
Kalamunda, WA 6076 Australia

DRB meetings are held here.
End of Crescent Rd, off Mundaring Weir Road

December 2018

The wonders and ways of nature photography in Western Australia: with Simon Nevill – at the DRB

14 December, 7:15 pm-9:30 pm
Jorgensen Park Pavilion, Jorgensen Park Pavilion, end of Crescent Rd
Kalamunda, WA 6076 Australia
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Simon Nevill is an acclaimed photographer, author and ornithologist who has specialised in producing books on Western Australia covering the world of nature, wildflowers, birds and national parks. He has captured the stunning beauty of this vast state. His books include: "A Panoramic Journey through Western Australia", "Guide to the wildflowers of Western Australia", "Travellers Guide to the Parks and Reserves of Western Australia" and "Birds of Western Australia", amongst others. He will be freshly back from his latest big project out in the deserts. A night not to be missed by nature lovers, professional photographers and would-be photographers, whether children or adults.

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February 2019

Bats in the Perth Hills – live bats – at the DRB Nats

8 February 2019, 7:15 pm-9:30 pm
Jorgensen Park Pavilion, Jorgensen Park Pavilion, end of Crescent Rd
Kalamunda, WA 6076 Australia
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  Tony Hodge - our guest speaker - is a bat carer. Yes, his job is to look after sick and injured bats. He will bring some live bats with him. "I have a degree in Zoology & Botany and worked at Perth Zoo for 7 years. I am a keen naturalist, and have volunteered at Kanyana for 4 years, I became interested in bat caring after attending a talk by Blanka van Duyn, one of Kanyana's early bat carers.…

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March 2019

Fossil Plants of the Darling Range, with Professor Ken McNamara – at the DRB

8 March 2019, 7:15 pm-9:30 pm
Jorgensen Park Pavilion, Jorgensen Park Pavilion, end of Crescent Rd
Kalamunda, WA 6076 Australia
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Speaker: Professor Ken McNamara Formerly Senior Curator of Palaeontology and Head of Earth & Planetary Sciences at the WA Museum for 30 years, Ken spent the last 10 years as a lecturer at the University of Cambridge in the UK, where he was also Director of the world’s oldest geological museum, the Sedgwick Museum. He returned to WA last year and is now an Adjunct Professor at UWA. He has published about 150 scientific articles on fossils, rocks and evolution…

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April 2019

Geckos, Dragons and Snakes of the Perth Hills and beyond – with live reptiles, by Amy Wild – at DRB Nats

12 April 2019, 7:15 pm-9:30 pm
Jorgensen Park Pavilion, Jorgensen Park Pavilion, end of Crescent Rd
Kalamunda, WA 6076 Australia
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A wonderful evening where we will all get the opportunity to learn about the reptiles that inhabit the Perth Hills and beyond. And get the opportunity to see some of them up close and personal. Amy will bring a selection of reptiles with her from her collection which includes, a Carpet Python, an Olive Python from the Kimberley, a Stimson’s Python, a Bobtail, a Long-nosed Ta Ta Dragon, and a Barking Gecko. All photos are copyright AmyWildAdventures. More details soon.…

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