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May Bulletin

Deadline for next Bulletin July 14 2018.

Contributions welcome

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Beach Couture: A Haute Mess

Exhibition at the Maritime Museum until September 20th.


Help to eliminate European wasps from Mt Wellington



National Science Week

August 2-19.

UTAS Open Day Sun. August 5th.


2018 ANN:Latest news! Register now

To be held in western Victoria, October 2018


** Field Naturalists on Facebook
 Visit the Facebook page and join in the activity.


Useful Links

Tasmanian Flora and Fauna Sites

Australian Plants Society (Tas)

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and the Environment (DPIPWE) 

Landcare Tasmania 

Natural Values Atlas

The Warra Long Term Ecological Research Site 

Tasmanian multipedes   

Tasmanian fungi, by TFNC member Gen Gates

Tasmanian seashells and other marine molluscs, by TFNC member Simon Grove

Insects of Tasmania website

The M.A.D. pages, by TFNC members John & Maria Grist - featuring a portfolio of Tasmanian shells

Key to Tasmanian Vascular Plants (UTAS):

Census of Tasmanian Plants.

Redmap (a website that logs unusual fish sightings):

DPIPWE Invasive Species: See:

Australian Marine Zooplankton: a taxonomic guide and atlas (UTAS/IMAS)

Tasmanian Myxomycetes:

Save the Tasmanian Devil:

Peter Fehre's Orchid Photos:

Apps for your smartphone, iphone or ipad

Orchids of Tasmania*

Flowering Plants of Tasmania*

The Jellyfish App*

         *All available from ITunes.

Frog Log**

Whales and Seals**

A Bird in the Hand**

Parks Wild Friends**

         **For details of Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service’s apps,


Royal Society of Tasmania

ePrints of Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 1924-most recent

Scans of Papers and Proceedings for the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land, 1849-1851

Scans of Papers and Proceedings for the Royal Society of Tasmania, 1864-1923

Other Australian Field Naturalists

Western Australian Naturalists' Club

Field Naturalists Club of Victoria

Field Naturalists Society of South Australia

NT Field Naturalists' Club

Queensland Naturalists' Club

Australian Naturalists Network

Other sites


Australian Entomological Supplies

Australian Mammal Society

Australian National Botanical Gardens

Seashells of NSW
Marsupial skull identification photos

Australia’s Virtual Herbarium:

Australia’s Living Atlas:

Tasmania's RAMSAR Wetlands:

Tasmanian Land Conservancy:


Field naturalist clubs in Tasmania

Burnie Field Naturalists Club
PO Box 455 
Burnie 7320

Central North Field Naturalists


King Island Field Naturalists Club 
RSD 49 
Yarra Creek K.I. 7256


Launceston Field Naturalists Club
PO BOX 1072 
Launceston 7250


NE Tas Field Naturalists Club
20 Edward Street
Bridport 7262
Phone: (03) 63561 0381, mob. 0417 149 244

Tasmanian Field Naturalists' Club 
Hobart 7001