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Alice Springs Field Naturalists Club newsletter



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Alice Springs Field Naturalists Club newsletter


Newsletter, November 2016

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Alice Springs Field Naturalists Club November 2016 10 ALICE SPRINGS FIELD NATURALISTS CLUB INCORPORATED Minutes of the general meeting held at the Higher Education Building Charles Darwin University Wednesday 12 October 2016 at 8.20pm Meeting, chaired By Vice President Lee Ryall, following a presentation by Ken Johnson. Thank you to scribe Michael Laflamme and to Sue OCallaghan for supper. Present: 17 members and 2 visitors as per attendance book. Apologies: 7 apologies Minutes of September 2016 meeting sent to the membership. Spelling of Sturts Desert Pea corrected. Minutes accepted by meeting. Business arising Sewage Ponds Colleen OMalley and Rosalie Breen have been inducted by Martin ONeill and have keys. Rosalie has returned old key to Power Water. $50 deposit refunded. Treasurers Report Balance of all funds end of August 2016 $1,751.23 Income Australian Plants Society plant brochure refund $1,300.00 Membership 185.00 Bank interest .35 Withdrawals Sue Fraser bereavement notice 245.36 Petty Cash Opening Balance $4.60 Add from membership fees 20.00 Less receipt book 4.95 Balance end of September 2016 19.65 Total of all funds end of September 2016 $2,986.62 Correspondence In/Out Invitation to book launch from Stuart Traynor. 3 November 5.30-6.30pm at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station. Barb will forward invitation to members. Exchange of emails with John Tyne re Rainbow Lorikeets survey. Birdlife Australia - appeal Past Trips Tilmouth Well/Lake Lewis postponed again due to rain. Owen Springs Reserve day trip wonderful wildflower display. Senior Ranger, Sheridan Martin, accompanied us and talked about some of the Ranger duties, the old homestead, weed control and fire management. Future Activities/Trips Sat 15 October walk from Standley Chasm to Reveal Saddle cancelled due to hot weather. It was decided to go for a stroll in Spencer Valley meeting at Gosse Street playground at 8:30 am. Leader Neil Woolcock. Sun 23 October travel along Ross Highway to Ross River Resort stopping along the way to look at wildflowers. Morning tea or lunch at Ross River Resort depending on arrival time. Sat 29 October follow mountain bike tracks in Telegraph Station. Leader Rosalie Breen Next meeting: Wed 9 November 2016. Speakers: Jenny Purdie and Steve Sinclair on their latest trip to Africa. Scribe: Lee Ryall. Supper: Jill Brew. Sightings Helen Miller Keraudrinia sp along Tanami Highway Neil Woolcock Goodenia ramelii flowering on top of Mt Gillen Neil also spotted a Western Brown snake. Meeting finished 8.40pm