The 2015 Natural History Calendar and the Living World

We are pleased to announce that the TTFNC 2015 natural history calendar is now available for sale. The calendar’s photographs highlight a variety of flora, fauna and landscape subjects. It will be available at a cost of $20.00 from committee members at convenient locations including Port-of-Spain, Maraval, UWI, St Augustine, Chaguanas and San Fernando. Distribution to bookshops will begin soon. Funds raised from the sale of calendars help to support the club.

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Please note that the 2014 Living World journal has been delayed and is scheduled to be released during the first quarter of 2015 instead.

Quarter in Review – July/September 2014

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The 10th of July 2014 marked the 123rd anniversary of the Trinidad & Tobago Field Naturalists’ Club.

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As is tradition, the July general meeting was our members’ evening with presentations by:

Art Group-A slideshow of the various activities of the Art Group for the past year was shown.

Kris Sookdeo-Report on his Cat’s Hill camera trap project.

Jalaludin Khan-Presentation on his trip to China.

Viewing of an old natural history documentary-The documentary “The Old Plantation” produced by the Anglia Film Company highlighted the animal life that could be found in an abandoned agricultural estate in the Northern Range of Trinidad.

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The July field trip was to Brasso Venado in central Trinidad where members visited the Doppler Radar Station and a waterfall.

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Waterfall at Brasso Venado

The June field trip to Tobago also took place in early July with members over-nighting in Charlotteville. Continue reading