Dedicated to the study of Natural History,
the diffusion of knowledge thereof, and
the conservation of nature and natural resources.
|19||Botany Group field trip - Arena Dam|
|19||Art Group session - Pointe-a-Pierre|
|26||Field Trip - Mystery trip|
|13||Club meeting - Lecture: Geology of Trinidad|
by Philip Farfan
|16||Bird Group field trip - Caroni Swamp|
|23||Herpetology Group field trip - Montserrat Hills|
|30||Field Trip - Fishing Pond|
The Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists' Club, a society for the study of Natural History, is one of the oldest NGO's existing in Trinidad and Tobago,having being founded on 10th July 1891.
The Club is a volunteer, non-profit organization. Its main objectives are to bring together persons interested in the study of natural history, the diffusion of knowledge thereof and the conservation of nature and natural resources.
Membership in the club is open to anyone who has an interest in nature and the natural environment. Approximately 250 members share interests in the natural environment such as birding, botany, photography, geology, research and scientific investigation, publication, conservation and environmental protection.
The TTFNC conducts an annual program of monthly meetings, lectures and field trips for the enjoyment and edification of its members.
The Club also publishes the following periodicals -
In addition, the TTFNC sponsors a number of publications on the natural history and environment of the country. They may be obtained directly from the Club or from local bookstores.