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October 2017 Newsletter

Orange Field Naturalist & Conservation Society

Orange Field Naturalist & Conservation Society has been active in conservation since its creation in 1974.

The group welcomes people of all ages and experience. The only criterion is an interest in the natural world.

The aims of the society are:
  1. To hold public meetings to educate members and supporters about nature conservation.
  2. To produce newsletters aimed at informing members and the public of the activities of the Association.
  3. To organise field trips and working bees aimed at studying and conserving Australia's natural environment.
  4. To conserve and replace natives trees and other flora.
  5. To monitor human impact on the natural environment and to advise public and private institutions of the environmental impact of thier activities.
  6. To enter joint activities with other groups sharing similar aims.

The group has one meeting each month on the 2nd Thursday. After the meeting there is usually a guest speaker, slide show or other activity. The Sunday following the meeting, the group has a field trip. This might be a bush walk, working bee, flora or fauna survey or other activity of interest to budding naturalists.

 

Next Meeting: 

Thursday, 12th October, commencing at 7.30 pm

Speaker: Ian Roth  Topic: Saving the Sumatran Rhino and the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle

Venue: Orange Community Information and Services Centre (next to Senior Citizens Centre - enter from Woolworths carpark)

Committee Meeting at 6.30pm       All members are welcome

EXCURSION

Sunday, 15th October  

Spring Creek Reservoir - Spring bird count - enjoy an easy walk along the foreshore to the dam wall.

Meet at the old Bunnings carpark on Bathurst Road at 8.30am. Bring morning tea.

Links:

Environmentally Concerned Citizens of Orange (ECCO) eccoorange.org.au
 
Birdlife Australia  http://birdlife.org.au/

Murrumbidgee Field Naturalists   mfn.org.au 

Dubbo Field Nats   dubbofieldnats.org.au 

Canberra Onithologists Group   canberrabirds.org.au 

Cumberland Bird Observers Club   cboc.org.au 

Illawarra Birders  illawarrabirders.org
Orange Field Naturalist & Conservation Society
PO BOX 369, Orange NSW 2800 © Site by Novus Res (the home of Six Chickens) 2012.