Island resident Eric Vanderduys has written a fabulous book called The Field Guide to the Frogs of Queensland. It will be launched from 5.30pm for a 6pm start this Friday November 30 at Mary Who? Bookshop, 414 Flinders Street Townsville. MINCA members interested in attending should RSVP (and reserve a book) Mary Who? Bookshop on (07) 47713824 or email:email@example.com
For more info on Eric and the book check out the Magnetic Times article.
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Come along on Sunday 18 November (9am-noon) and be part of the community planting of trees along a stretch of Gustav Creek that has been thoroughly cleared of weeds and debris by MINCA member Charlie McColl over a period of years.
Native species seedlings are being provided by Council and Magnetic Islanders are invited to join with Charlie, MINCA and Townsville City Council staff who are also running a free barbecue as well as providing drinks and a free native plant to take home after the event.
The planting will run from 9am to 12noon and best access is via The Grove towards the entrance to the School grounds in Nelly Bay.
This will be free, but a gold coin donation is appreciated.
Wednesday 7th November
RSL Hall at 6.45pm for 7pm start