Young Naturalists Club

The Young Naturalists Club is open to children in Albany and surrounding areas who are between 5 and 15 years of age. Members attend events with at least one of their parents. We provide the group with at least 2 events per month (excluding school holidays) that centre around learning about, and caring for the environment.

A group of children on a beach

Young Naturalists Club
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Upcoming events

Term 4 2017

Beach Clean Up Day

Date: Sunday 15 October
Start: 1pm
Location: Betty’s Beach/East Bay Camp Ground

Come for a beach-comb and collect any marine debris or rubbish we find. Help keep our coastline beautiful.

Frogging

Date: Saturday 28 October
Start: 6pm
Location: Yakamia Creek, Barnesby Dr

How do you find a frog at night? First you must listen carefully. Join us for a search for the elusive croakers. Warm clothes, gumboots and a torch essential.

Bilaboya

Date: Sunday 12 November
Time: 1pm
Location: Bilaboya Reserve (off Warren Road, Millbrook)

In Noongar language Bila means water and boya means rocks, so this is a place of rocks and water. Come for a wander along the trail and maybe pull a few nasty weeds like Sydney Wattle.

Lake Pleasant View

Date: Sunday 26 November
Start: 1pm
Location: Lake Pleasant View, Manypeaks

Join Minang man Larry Blight as we explore the significant Aboriginal Noongar site of Lake Pleasant View with its majestic granite outcrops and wetlands.

Information and Membership

Please contact Peter Pritchard.  
EmailPeter.Pritchard@museum.wa.gov.au
Ph: 08 9841 4844

Bookings Essential for all Events

Please book in your attendance for events. To RSVP email peter.pritchard@museum.wa.gov.au.

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Membership information

Membership information, including how to join, is available on via downloadable PDF or Word Document (request full text accessible version).

Child looking at a bat

Young Naturalists Club
Image copyright WA Museum