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HBOC Activities 2017 summary

HBOC Activity Record.pdf

Health and Safety

When attending field outings, ensure you are wearing appropriate clothing, including wet weather gear in inclement weather, and suitable footwear. It is advisable to bring a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and to carry water.

Please sign the attendance register at field outings and also at meetings.

If you leave an outing early, please let the leader know before you go.

Participants attend at their own risk and should refrain from any behaviour that might put themselves or others at risk. That includes assessing whether they have the level of fitness required for the advertised outing. If in doubt contact the leader beforehand.

DATE EVENT MEETING PLACE & TIME CONTACT
 August 2017
 Tuesday
1 August
 Mid-week Outing – Kurri Woodlands  8.00am Meet at McDonalds at Kurri Kurri Robert and Margaret Stewart
02 4963 2029, 0401 283305
 Wednesday
2 August
 Management Committee Meeting  6.30pm – 9.30pm
Garden Suburbs School
Allan Richardson 0459 806176
All members welcome
 Saturday/Sunday
5/6 August
 Swift Parrot & Regent Honeyeater Surveys  Various locations as desired or directed Mick Roderick 0421 761237
mick.roderick@birdlife.org.au
Or Steve Roderick 0409 452921
Please contact for information
 Monday
7 Aug
 Port Stephens Waterbirds Survey  8:00am
Locations as directed
 Ann Lindsey 4951 2008
Essential to ring to confirm
 Wednesday
9 August
 Club Meeting   7.00pm The Wetlands Centre  Speaker: Grahame Feletti – Birds of Belmont Lagoon
Bird of the Evening: Ann Lindsey – ‘The Secret Egg’
 Tuesday
15 August
 Tomago Wetlands Survey  7.30am Entry to Tomago House Ann Lindsey 4951 2008
Please ring to confirm
 Sunday
20 August
 Field outing: Tahlee  8.00am  The Rocks Service Centre, right hand side hwy 9 km N of 2nd exit to Karuah. Alan Stuart 0409 978 171
 Saturday
26 August
 Hunter Wader Survey  11:00 am Ash Island and Tomago
11:30 am Various locations as directed
Alan Stuart 0409 978 171 – Ash Island
Dan Williams 0408 023 262 – Kooragang
Jack Adams 4971 5334 – Swansea
Jenny Powers 4944 7274 – Stockton
Sue Hamonet 4958 1023 – Swan Bay
Steven Cox 0409 848 390 – Tomago
Ann Lindsey 4951 2008 – Hexham
 September 2017
 Saturday – Sunday 3-4 September  BIGnet meeting  BIGnet meeting Allan Richardson 0459 806176
You must register to attend
 Tuesday
5 September
 Mid-Week Outing – Walka Water Works  8.00am Meet inside the gate  Marg Clarke   4933 2981
0412 616 030
 Wednesday
6 September
 Management Committee Meeting  6.30pm – 9.30pm
Garden Suburbs School
Allan Richardson 0459 806176
All members welcome
 Wednesday
13 September
 Club Meeting  7.00pm The Wetlands Centre Speaker: Yuna Kim – seabird bycatch mitigation
Bird of the Evening: Lene Parashou
 Sunday
17 September
 Field Outing: Bush Haven  7.30am Meet at 393 Italia Rd (Bush Haven) Greg Little
0414 562 169
 Monday-Wednesday
18-20 September
 Mid-Week Camp  Murrurundi Andrzej and Lyn Karpiel
4952 3458 / 0427 483 663
 Tuesday
19 September
 Tomago Wetlands Survey  7.30am Entry to Tomago House Ann Lindsey 4951 2008
Please ring to confirm
 Saturday
23 September
 Hunter Wader Survey  9.30 am Ash Island and Tomago
10.00 am Various
locations as directed
Alan Stuart 0409 978 171 – Ash Island
Dan Williams 0408 023 262 – Kooragang
Jack Adams 4971 5334 – Swansea
Jenny Powers 4944 7274 – Stockton
Sue Hamonet 4958 1023 – Swan Bay
Steven Cox 0409 848 390 – Tomago
Ann Lindsey 4951 2008 – Hexham
 School Holidays Sat 23 September to Sun 8 October 2017
 Thursday
28 September
 Biodiversity Day  10:00am-3:00pm
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park
 Paul Baird 4938 5039
Greg Little 0414 562169
Mick Roderick 0421 761237
Robert McDonald 0408877827
 October 2017
 Saturday – Monday
30  – 2 October
 October Long weekend camp  Windy Station Lorna Mee 0499 015 500
Greg Little directions 0414 562169
 Tuesday
3 October
 Midweek Outing  Stockton Sandspit  7.30am under bridge  Judi Thomas  4952 2960
 Wednesday
4 October
 Management Committee Meeting  6.30pm – 9.30pm
Garden Suburbs School
Allan Richardson 0459 806176
All members welcome