The Castlemaine Field Naturalists Club welcomes everyone with an interest in the natural environment. Members and visitors can attend our monthly meetings on the second Friday of the Month (February – December) and our excursions on the following day. Join us as we explore, learn about and enjoy the rich flora and fauna of our region.
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Current & Recent Events
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- Monthly Meeting and AGM: Friday 10th March, 7.30 pm, Uniting Church Fellowship Room, Lyttleton St
- Excursion: Saturday March 11th,1.30pm, “Tullaroop Reservoir”
- SEANA Camps 2023
- Monthly Meeting: Friday 10th February, 7.30 pm, Uniting Church Fellowship Room, Lyttleton St
- Excursion: Saturday 11th February, 9.00am “The Grevillea obtecta project, Fryers Ridge”
The introduction of Zoom for monthly meetings during the Coronavirus pandemic opened new opportunities for arranging speakers from further afield. This format also proved popular during the winter months, avoiding travel on wintry evenings.
Since restrictions have been eased, the CFNC Committee has decided to continue to hold meetings online using Zoom during the winter months (June-August) but to return to the Uniting Church Hall for in-person meetings for other months. Excursions are also now being held again, on the Saturday following the monthly talks. Details of the meetings and the excursions are provided in the monthly newsletter, the Castlemaine Naturalist, and on the Activities page on this website.