". . . to further the study of Natural History in all its branches"

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Ringwood Field Naturalists Club Inc.

Club activities for 2021 are being scheduled and run in line with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Our COVIDSafe Plan is here.

We might need to change or cancel meetings and excursions at short notice so please check this page for the latest details.

Founded in 1961, the Ringwood Field Naturalists Club provides a friendly & informal forum for people to share and explore their interest in Australian Natural History.

The Club caters to all areas of Natural History by having a varied programme - we don't specialise in just one or two areas of nature. At our monthly meeting, we have presenters giving talks on wide-ranging topics. Our monthly excursions and twice-yearly weekends away are spread across Victoria, giving the opportunity to explore new areas.

Whether it is exploring the world of native orchids, photographing plants and wildlife or simply identifying the birds visiting your garden, the Ringwood Field Naturalists Club is sure to have something to offer.

The Club has:
  • Our monthly meeting - speakers, member's photographs & exhibits,
  • Monthly excursions - day trips on the weekend,
  • Autumn & Spring weekend away - weekends away around Victoria,
  • Field-care days - tree planting/weed removal at local sites,
  • The Whistler - our 6-monthly Newsletter,
  • A large natural history library - available for borrowing.
Here's the latest Club Newsletter - The Whistler - Click here

Why not come along to our Monthly Meeting - 7:30pm on the second Wednesday of the month, held at Maroondah Federation Estate in Ringwood. Click here for more details.

If you'd like to get in touch, drop us an email (click here) or give us a call on (03) 9801 6946.

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Upcoming Events
May 2021
Saturday 1st - Field Care Day
Tree planting day
Playground Reserve, Evelyn Rd, Ringwood North (Melways 49 G4)
10am to 12 noon
Maroondah Council will dig the holes for us and provide plants. BYO gloves and trowels.
Wednesday 12th - Meeting
Speaker: Prof. Robert King
“Why plant names are sometimes altered: explanation and justification”
Sunday 16th - Wilson Reserve, Ivanhoe
Leaders: Inta and Roger Needham
Meet at 9:30am at the far end of Irvine Road Ivanhoe East. Toilets available.
(Melways G10 Map 31)
October 2021
Friday 8th to Sunday 10th
Beechworth weekend away

Leaders: David & Eeva