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Where Where Wedgie is on again! 

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Volume 140 (2018) of The Tasmanian Naturalist

Now available for purchase.

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Anaspides Study

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Volume 139 is now available in digital form from Naturalist page

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Jewel Beetle Book
limited numbers available in our bookshop now.

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January 2019 Bulletin here

Deadline for May bulletin is April 23.

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Help to eliminate European wasps from Mt Wellington

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Excursions 2000

September: Federation of Tasmanian Field Naturalists Clubs, Flinders Island (Flickr tag: 2000_Sep_FlindersIsland)

 

 


 
September: Memorial Seat, Mt Wellington (Flickr tag: 2000_Sep_MtWellington)

 

 
 

 
August: Southern Forests lyrebird habitat

Lyrebirds were introduced into Tasmania in the 1930s and 1940s because of fears for their extinction from fox predation on mainland Australia. 

Since then their range and population size has expanded dramatically, now extending close to an 80 km diameter. 

Their impact on invertebrates and other food sources (as in this display mound) is currently being investigated by a student at the University of Tasmania, but from the soil disturbance it would be impossible not to think that a major impact is occurring

 No photographs are available.