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 programme contact the Programme 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 programme 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.

Programme: January 2018 - December 2018

Further details will be available as guest speakers and dates are confirmed

DATE
DETAILS
January
Friday 19 to Sunday 21
Field
Trip
Ben Lomond National Park (additional information)
February Tuesday 6
Meeting
Guest Speakers - Helen & Mick Statham - '10 days at Spitzbergen'
February
Sunday 11
Field
Trip
Big Blue Marine Community Expo from 10am to 4pm at the Albert Hall, Launceston
February
Saturday 24
Skemp Day
Bug hunt
March
Tuesday 6
Meeting
Guest Speaker - Rees Campbell - 'Eat wild, grow at home'
March
Sat 17-Sun 18
Field
Trip
Tour of Murnong Wild Food Garden in Wynyard on Saturday at 1.30 pm and we will visit other nearby places of interest
March
Sunday 25
Skemp
Day
Tree monitoring
April
Tuesday 3
Meeting
Members night
April
Saturday 21
Field
Trip
Lake Mackenzie with Deb Hunter, meet at 9.00 am in Mole Creek (additional information)
April
Saturday 28
Skemp
Day
Macroinvertebrate monitoring
May
Tuesday 1
Meeting
John Skemp Memorial Lecture
Guest speaker - Clare Hawkins, 'Tracking nature together: citizen science for Tasmania's threatened species'
May
Sunday 13
Field
Trip
Location TBA
May
Sunday 27
Skemp
Day
Fungi hunt
June
Tuesday 5
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBA
June
TBA
Field
Trip
Location TBA
June
TBA
Skemp
Day
TBA
July
Tuesday 3
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBA
July
TBA
Social luncheon
Mole Creek
July
TBA
Skemp
Day
TBA
August
Tuesday 7
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBA
August
TBA
Field
Trip
Location TBA
August
TBA
Skemp
Day
TBA
September
Tuesday 4
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBA
September TBA
Field
Trip
Location TBA
September TBA
Skemp
Day
TBA
September
28 Saturday - October
8 Monday
Meeting
Australian Naturalists' Network 2018 Get-together, hosted by the South East Australian Naturalists' Association in western Victoria
October
Tuesday 2
Meeting
Annual General Dinner Meeting
October
TBA
Field
Trip
Location TBA
October
TBA
Skemp Day
Macroinvertebrate monitoring
November
Tuesday 6
Meeting
Guest Speaker - TBA
November
TBA
Field
Trip
Location TBA
November
TBA
Skemp Day
TBA
December
Tuesday 4
Meeting
Members night
December
TBA
Skemp
Day
Christmas at Skemps

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