Archive for the ‘Natural Histories’ Category

Understanding our natural world

/ May 17th, 2016 / Comments Off on Understanding our natural world

The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria (FNCV) is the oldest organisation of its kind in Australia. From its beginnings in 1880, the club has been centrally involved in campaigns to conserve the natural flora and fauna of Victoria. In the

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The Place for a Village

/ June 14th, 2011 / Comments Off on The Place for a Village

Have you ever wondered why Melbourne is located where it is? Or why it has the shape it does? The original point of settlement was about seven kilometres up the Yarra River from Port Phillip Bay. Urban development in the

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