Curtin University Earth Day Celebration , Thursday, 22nd April
MNS Miri Branch and our Curtin members will be on campus.
a. MNS Booth by Curtin Geology Club, 10-4pm
Membership application, information on activities and events, books, and posters exhibition.
i) Lucky Draw for New Memberships (3 years membership onwards, new or renewal)
- 1x 40x8 Binoculars to be won, worth $300.
ii) Lucky Draw for New Memberships (1 year -2 year memberships, new or renewal)
- 10x Hip club approved new "MNS Miri T-shirts" to be won, worth $30 each.
iii)Lucky Draw for those who visit our booth
- 1 free membership for one year (Student or Individual)
Announcement of lucky draw winners will be made at the conclusion of Dr Orenstein talk, see below.
b. Introduction to Birdwatching around Campus with MNS Miri, 5-6pm
Branch birdgroup will lead a slow walk around campus to get the low down on Curtin birds.
c. Talk and Slideshow "Birds of South America" by Dr Ron Orenstein 7-8.30pm
The talk will be at LTCL 6 at ground floor, School of Business Building. Come listen and see what the enigmatic birds of the South look like. Do they have hornbills in South America?
Announcement of lucky draw winners at the end of the talk. Refreshments will be served, bring friends. All are welcomed.
Easy Birdwatching at Kuala Baram/Kpg Masjid, 24th OR 25th April (to be confirmed)
Join us for a couple of hours leisurely birdwatching with Dr Orenstein in and around Kuala Baram and Kpg Masjid to see Wandering Whistling Ducks, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Oriental Darter, Peregrine Falcon and other waterbirds or waders.
Early start! Meet at Curtin Gate 0700hrs
Lambir Hills Trek with Sara, 25th April
Join Sara and crew for another happening trek into Lambir.
Meet at Taman Awam or Lambir Hills NP Canten at 7:30hrs or 8:00hrs respectively.