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 11thTBAMon 13thRoadside clean-up
JunFri 14thDr Don Fletcher (Threatened Species Recovery Hub), “Rosenberg’s goanna”Sat 15thTBA  
JulFri 12thA/Prof Jonathan Plett (W Sydney Uni), “How plants and fungi communicate during symbiosis”Sat 13thTBA  
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 12thIan 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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