Calendar of Activities

Meetings are held at Federation University, cnr Gillies and Gregory Streets, Ballarat at 7:30 pm on the first Friday of every month except January.

*Field trips start from Federation University, cnr Gillies and Gregory Streets, Ballarat, at 9.30 am sharp on the Saturday or Sunday following meeting. Contact the Club for latest details if not at the Friday night meeting.  or 0408 353 671

It is club policy that excursions are cancelled if the day is declared a Total Fire Ban day in the Central Region.


April 6   Elizabeth Thurgood, club member: Around Marble Bar – Geology and Geography.

*April 8    Goldfields Heritage shallow diggings and water supply – Raglan, Stoneleigh: Elizabeth Thurgood

May 4    David Horwood, club member: From glaciers to volcanoes: shaping Ballarat’s

*May 5  Sat.  Roadside Geology: Ballarat to Bacchus Marsh: David Horwood, club member

June 1     Les Hanrahan, club member: Fantastic Fungi

*June 3     Fungi Foray (location TBA):  Les Hanrahan, club member

July 6      Club members: Member’s Images: Something different.

*July 8      Afternoon at Lal Lal & Moorabool Falls:  Fran Hanrahan, club member

August 3  Roger Thomas, club member:   My Nature Year.

*August 5   Ballarat Community Nursery, North Gardens Wetland: Roger Thomas, club member  

September 7   Bronwyn  Hradsky, University of Melbourne:  Outfoxing Vulpes vulpes for biodiversity conservation.

*September 8 Sat   Narmbool: Matthew Dowler, Education Officer, Narmbool

September 29-October 8  ANN 2018 Get-together.

October 5       Linda Rogan: Native bees & other insects in a pollinator’s garden.

*October 7       Illabarook NCR and Rail Reserve:  Emily Noble, club member

November 2  Stella Bedggood Memorial Lecture.                                                                   Marian Weaving, The Tawny Frogmouth

*November 4   Enfield State Park – joint field trip with Geelong FNC: Emily Noble, club member

December 7     Club Members:  Field nats highlights of 2018

*December 9   Afternoon at Yarrowee and Gong for Christmas breakup:  Fran Hanrahan, club member


February 1   John Petheram, club member : Grampians Peaks Trail

*February 3    Wetlands and waterfalls of Hepburn Shire: John Gregurke, club memberr

March 1  AGM  & Members’ Images – Trees

*March 3 Bellarine Peninsula:  John Gregurke, club member


3 responses to “Calendar of Activities

  1. Do you have any family friendly events

  2. Pingback: Insect Plant Interactions | The Field Naturalist Ballarat

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