2017 at RGSQ

MONTHLY LECTURE 


RGSQ lectures are free and open to the public. 


 ◊MAY

Annual Thomson Address 

“Revisiting the multifunctional transition in Australia's Wet Tropics: the climate change crisis”

presented by Dr Steve Turton

When: Tue May 2, 7:30 pm"Gregory House", 237 Milton Rd

The Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area has been recognized globally as the second most irreplaceable natural world heritage area and the sixth most irreplaceable protected area. Despite its high level of protection and international prominence as a successfully managed ‘multi-tenured’ world heritage property, the Wet Tropics faces an uncertain future.


EVENTS

 


May: TREK: SPICER’S GAP ROAD CONSERVATION PARK

Wed May 10

To book: contact the RGSQ Office on 07 3368 2066 or email at admin@rgsq.org.au.     

Take a walk along the Heritage Trail with historical plaques, 3.2kms return of gently sloping track. There is an alternative track back for experienced bushwalkers via Mt Mathieson (extra 4.5kms). Wonderful bird watching and wild life opportunities and geographical input from progessional geographer. 


June: FOLLOW The MURRAY

Thu 15 June

To book: contact RGSQ at 07 3368 2066 or email at admin@rgsq.org.au

An illustrated talk following the Murray from Goolwa to Albury

During the illustrated talk explore the scenery, the vegetation (magnificent eucalypts), land forms and land use from cultivation to grazing to pine clad hills, the spectacular coloured cliffs, very old and very new hotels and housing, 'millions' of houseboats particularly near Echuca and 'tinnies', locks, lakes and dams, the Snowy Hydro scheme (not on the Murray) and so much more.


* The Society's 2015/16 Annual Report may be downloaded HERE.


PATRON:
His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC
Governor of Queensland