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Where? Where? Wedgie?

Take part in the  wedge-tailed eagle survey 25-27 May


The Remarkable Tasmanian Devil

Exhibition at TMAG until 5th. May 2018



New! Alan Hewer Slides of TFN activities 1947-50


2018 ANN:Latest news! Register now

To be held in western Victoria, October 2018


January 2018 Bulletin

Deadline for next bulletin 15 April 2018.

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List of past excursion destinations

There are photographs of excursions prior to 2011 on the old TFN Weebly site. You can find it here.


February  Marion Bay

March  Waterfall Bay & Clemes Peak

& Federation Meeting Gowrie Park


May Dave Burrows Walk, Margate

June Black Hills & Platform Peak









February Miena Jewel Beetles

March  Calverts Beach

April  Cape Deslacs

May Mt Misery

June  Wingara

July Cape Contrariety



August Boronia Hill, Kingston

September Conningham clifftop

October ANN Western Aus.

& Peter Murrell Reserve

November Thumbs, East Coast

December Mt Misery BBQ


February  Orielton Lagoon &

Central Plateau

March Knocklofty

April Easter Camp Launceston

& Kingston Beach

May Mt Field Waterfall Circuit

June Tasmans Arch


July  IMAS

August  Raptor Refuge

September  Lambert Park

October  ANN at The Lea

& Waverly Flora Park

November  Myrtle Forest

December Tinderbox Picnic

 Yellow winged locustYellow winged locust


January Miena Jewel Beetles

February Woodvine Nat. Res.

March Peter Murrell Reserve

April Hartz Mountains


June Chauncy Vale


July  Woodvine Nature Res.

August Lauderdale Saltmarsh

September  Tinderbox Hills

October Tas Bushland Gardens


December Waterworks BBQ


January Jewel Beetles Central Plateau

February  Marion Bay

March  Peter Murrell Reserve

Easter Camp  Strathgordon

May  Bruny Island

June  Mt Brown, Tasman Penin.


July  Mt Direction

August  Coal Mines, Tas. Pen.

September  Peter Murrell Reserve - Skipper hunt

October  Bangor &

Clifton Beach shearwaters

November Light trap moths

December Trial Bay



February Mt Wellington

March  Peter Murrell Reserve

April  Conningham Foreshore

May  Blackmans Bay - Shells



July  Tas Museum Ref. Collections


September  Mortimer Bay

October Federation Weekend          Murrayfield, Bruny Island



November Sentinels
October Cape Surville
August Kaoota Tramway
July Herbarium
June Laboratory
May  Bats, P.Murrell Reserve



Easter Camp 2010

1. Blandfordia
2. Plateau circuit
3. Dove Lake
4. Vale of Belvoir

March P. Murrell Res. fieldwork
February Buckland


hermit crabhermit crab


December Alum Cliffs
November Bambra Reef
October Snug Tiers1.
September Taroona Beach
August Gellibrand Point
July Tatnells Hill
June Poimena Reserve
May  Mystery Creek Cave



Koonya Easter Camp 2009

  • Dunalley and Sommers beaches
  • Mt Clark
  • Mt Clark fungi
  • Fossil Island

March Dalco Creek
February Bruny Island



December Hills Rd, Franklin
November Lenah Valley Trk
October East Risdon Res.
September Orielton Lagoon
August Forestry Collection
July Tinderbox Hills


February Tesselated Pavement
March Federation weekend Liaweenee
April Lake Skinner Judbury
May Pelagic birds
June Botanic Gardens



December Aberdale, Longley
November New Rd, Franklin
October Waverley Flora Park
September Milles Track
August Lucaston Raptors 
July  Peter Murrell Reserve

June Summerleas



May Lachlan

Easter Camp

  • Duckhole Lake
  • Southport Lagoon Bluff
  • Southport foreshore

March Chauncy Vale


December Southlea
November Seedbank
October Wildflower Show
September Tasmanian Bush Garden Buckland
August Canopus Observatory



June Nierinna Creek
May Marine Discovery Centre Woodbridge
April McPartlan Pass
March  Denmans Bay
February  caving





December Snug Falls  BBQ
November  Federation weekend

Tasman Peninsula

September South Arm
June  Dora Falls
May Lake Nichols
April NW Bay River



September memorial seat Mt Wellington
September Federation meet

  • Flinders Is

August lyrebirds, Southern Forests