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Around the Wewak Track

Last Sunday’s FOBIF excursion was a 5 km loop walk in Wewak Track area at the southern end of the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. It was a warm overcast day and fortunately the threatened rain held off. Numerous plant … Continue reading

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Carnivale for Climate Action

The Maldon Neighbourhood Centre has asked us to publicise this new Maldon street festival that will take place this Sunday (September 22). Ditch your car for the day! Maldon goes car free for climate action Walk, cycle, catch the bus … Continue reading

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Reminder: FOBIF AGM coming up

Jase Haysom, well known local map maker, will be our speaker at the upcoming FOBIF AGM on Monday 9 September. The meeting will start at 7.30 in the Ray Bradfield Room, Castlemaine (next to Mostyn Street IGA supermarket). Information on … Continue reading

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Two presentations on The New Nature by TIM LOW

Tim Low, biologist and best-selling author of author of seven books about nature, will be giving 2 talks in central Vic, discussing The New Nature. This intriguing work looks at how modern human activity is changing the lives of many … Continue reading

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Last photos arrive

Twenty people sent in scores of photos for our recent photo project and entries have now closed. Below is a selection of the photos that arrived in the last week. The quality and variety of contributions has been terrific. The … Continue reading

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Final call for photos for TOGS exhibition

The final date to send in photos for our Flickr website and TOGS exhibition is 19 August. You can see the details here and our full Flickr page here.

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FOBIF 2019 AGM

Jase Haysom, well known local map maker, will be our speaker at the upcoming FOBIF AGM on 9 September. Jase describes himself as ‘an incidental cartographer’: I did not consciously decide that I would become a cartographer. It seems that, … Continue reading

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TOGS show

Noel Young has sent us this beautiful photo of the Castlemaine Spider Orchid for our TOGS photo project. Photo submissions need to be in by August 19. You can find the guidelines here and you can see the project Flickr album … Continue reading

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Another terrific photo for our TOGS show

Damian Kelly has sent us a photo of two young Yellow-footed Antechinus (Antechinus flavipes) peeping out of an old fence post. People might remember Damian’s Antechinus photo (second one) that was very popular in TOGS show last year. There are … Continue reading

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First notice for FOBIF 2019 AGM

The 2019 FOBIF Annual General Meeting will be held this year on Monday September 9 at 7.30pm in the Ray Bradfield Room. More details about the program and guest speaker are forthcoming. Do you want to play a role on … Continue reading

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