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Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club Inc.

What's coming up in 2019?

The Tasmanian Naturalist Volume 141 to be issued in December 2019 is now calling for papers. Deadline is August 31st. See guidelines here


Thursday 5th. September - Meeting

Guest speaker: James Wood from the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens will present "Ups and Downs with the Tasmanian Flora".

Sunday  8th.  September - Excursion

Provisionally to the seed orchard at the Botanical gardens. More information closer to the date.

Thursday 3rd. October  - Meeting

Guest speaker: Dr Perpetua Turner will present on Bryophytes.

Sunday 6th. October - Excursion

Venue to be announced.

Thursday 7th. November - Meeting

Rod Hewer will talk on "Gemstones and Petrifactions".

Saturday 5th. November - Excursion

Proposed excursion is to Lune River.

Thursday 5th. December - Meeting

Members' Night.

Saturday7th. December - Christmas outing

BBQ at Waterworks Reserve Site no. 2 from 11am - 2pm. More detail closer to the date.

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month (excluding January) in the Life Sciences Building in College Road at the UTAS Sandy Bay Campus. Meeting time: 7.15 for 7.30pm.  Here is a map with directions.

There will be an excursion each weekend after the monthly meeting, either on Saturday or Sunday, venue to be announced at the meeting and here.

A Christmas picnic/BBQ is held on a day following the December meeting.

A little bit about us

Our members are both professional and amateur naturalists who share a common interest in the natural world.

We encourage the study of all aspects of natural history and advocate the conservation of our natural heritage. Our journal, The Tasmanian Naturalist, is issued annually and our quarterly information Bulletin covers forthcoming activities. 

The club was formed in 1904, and we are associated with other Field Naturalist Clubs throughout Tasmania and beyond.

Our monthly meetings usually include a guest speaker who presents an illustrated talk on a topic of their particular interest or expertise. Members also contribute and discuss their recent observations of nature. An excursion on the following weekend visits a site, usually in Southern Tasmania, and usually related to the topic of the presentation.



Postal address:

Tasmanian Field Naturalists' Club            
Hobart 7001


Email the secretary:

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