Calendar of Events


MonthDayMonthly Meeting
Speaker – topic
Leader – topic
DayOther Event
FebFri 9thNicole Kearney (Museums Victoria), “Biodiversity Heritage Library”Sat 10thEuan Moore, “Mt Alexander – a walk to Dog Rocks and picnic”Mon 12thRoadside Clean-up
MarFri 8thAGM; Cathrine Harboe-Ree, “Rocking along to the Flinders Ranges”Sat 9thCancelled due to hot weather29thGood Friday
AprFri 12thTim Entwisle, “Evergreen and Entwisleia: a botanical life, and a seaweed”Sat 13thEuan Moore & Peter Turner, “Significant Trees in the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens”. A walk to celebrate George Broadway.19th-22ndAutumn SEANA – Phillip Island hosted by FNCV
MayFri 10thGreg Moore, (Uni Melbourne) “Native trees and their benefits during climate change“Sat 11thEuan Moore & Jenny Rolland “Coliban Channel walk, Taradale”Mon 13thRoadside clean-up
JunFri 14thDr Don Fletcher (Threatened Species Recovery Hub), “Citizen Science Unlocking the Natural History of Rosenberg’s Goanna”Sat 15thJoy Clusker, “Fungi search”  
JulFri 12thA/Prof Jonathan Plett (W Sydney Uni), “How plants and fungi communicate during symbiosis”Sat 13thRosemary Turner & Cathrine Harboe-Ree, “Street trees of Castlemaine”  
AugFri 9thReece Pianta (Invasive Species Council), “Fire ants”.Sat 10thTBA
SeptFri 13thGrampians weekendSat 14thGrampians weekendWeds

Wednesday Wildflower Wanders

Great Southern Bioblitz
OctFri 11thEuan Moore, “Birds on Islands – How They Change Over Time – A New Zealand Case Study”. Combined BCD/CFNC talk.Sat 19thIan Higgins, “A walk in Castle Hill near Maldon, an area of great biodiversity”25-27Springtime SEANA – Marysville hosted by Ringwood FNC
NovFri 8thBrian Bainbridge, (Biodiversity Officer, Hepburn Shire Council), “Habitat restoration for the Bright-eyed Brown”Sat 9thBrian Bainbridge, “Visit to a site in the Daylesford/Trentham area where habitat restoration has been carried out for the Bright-eyed Brown”Mon 11thRoadside clean-up
DecFri 13thMembers’ nightTues 17thPicnic30Nov – Dec 1Challenge Bird Count

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