Looking south-east over the Silver Wattles


MEETINGS AND FIELD TRIPS

General Meetings are held on the first Tuesday in each month (except January) at the Senior Campus of Scotch Oakburn College, Penquite Road, Newstead, beginning at 7.30 pm. Visitors are most welcome. For more information on our program contact the Program Co-ordinator.

John Skemp Memorial Lecture is held as a tribute to John Skemp in May near the anniversary of his death. The lecture is given by an invited speaker an expert in their field of natural history.

Annual General Meeting. Members meet at a local restaurant for this meeting in October and other social evenings held throughout the year.

Field Trips are held during the weekend following the General Meeting. Members
and friends meet at the Inveresk carpark (near Museum entrance) for a 9.00 am departure, unless otherwise specified.

Please note program is subject to alteration at short notice. Notification of changes to field trips will be advised at the General Meeting prior to the event. Please contact a club member to confirm details if you are unable to attend that meeting.

Skemp Days Members meet at the property from 10.00 am onwards for a social day where we take leisurely walks on the nature trails and participate in other activities. Visitors are welcome and should contact a club member for directions to the property.

Program: January - December 2019

This is a work in progress, updates as confirmed

DATE
DETAILS
January
Fri 18/Sun 20
Field
Trip
Ben Lomond National Park (additional information)
February Tuesday 5
Meeting
Guest Speaker - Andy Taylor - Life of Eels
February
Wednesday 6
Field
Trip
Trevallyn Dam to see the workings of the elver ladder with Andy Taylor
February
Sunday 24
Skemp Day
TBA
March
Tuesday 5
Meeting/
Field Trip
An evening outdoor event with BYO picnic tea, further information later.
March
Sunday 31
Skemp
Day
Tree monitoring
April
Tuesday 2
Meeting
TBC
April

Field
Trip
TBA
April
Sunday 28
Skemp
Day
Macroinvertebrate monitoring
May
Tuesday 7
Meeting
John Skemp Memorial Lecture
Guest speaker - TBC
May
Sunday 12
Field
Trip
 
May
Sunday 26
Skemp
Day
Fungi hunt
June
Tuesday 4
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBC
June

Field
Trip
 
June
Sunday 30
Skemp
Day
Fungi Hunt
July
Tuesday 2
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBC
July

Social Lunch
TBA
July
Sunday 28
Skemps Day
Tree Maintenance on Skemps Creek (National Tree Day)
August
Tuesday 6
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBC
August

Field
Trip
TBA
August
Sunday 25
Skemps Day
TBA
September
Tuesday 3
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBC
September
Field
Trip
TBA
September Sunday 29
Skemps Day
TBA
October
Meeting
Annual General Meeting
October
Field
Trip
TBA
October
Sunday 27
Skemp Day
Macroinvertebrate monitoring
November
Tuesday 5
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBC
November
Field
Trip
Wildflowers in the reserves
November
Sunday 24
Skemp Day
Spring cleaning at the John Skemp Centre
December
Tuesday 3
Meeting
Members night, the Year That Was and Photographic Competition
December
Sunday 8
Skemp Day
Christmas get-together

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