VHS Meetings, News

21 September 2011

8th August 2011

The VHS holds 3 meetings and a number of other events each year. Our next meeting is: Wednesday 21st September 2011 Prahran RSL – 301 High Street – Prahran 7.15pm – 10.30pm David Kirshner David came to Australia from Canada over 30 years ago, originally to carry out research on crocodiles but he has always […]

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25 May 2011

9th April 2011

The VHS hold 3 meetings and a number of other events each year. Our next meeting is: Wednesday 25th May 2011 Prahran RSL – 301 High Street – Prahran 7.15pm – 10.30pm “The Holden Ute vs. the Elfin – Road testing Australian Geckos” by John McGrath Home-grown products are often the best; the enduring success […]

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8 December 2010 (AGM)

9th January 2011

Prahran RSL – 301 High Street – Prahran 7.15pm – 10.30pm   “The Terrible Truth about Toads: Impacts of Cane Toads on Native Predators and Implications for Extinction, Recovery and Control” by Dr J. Sean Doody – Monash University. Invasive and toxic cane toads are well-known for lethally poisoning predators that try to eat them, […]

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6 October 2010

1st October 2010

Prahran RSL – 301 High Street – Prahran  7.00pm – 10.00pm   “In (Your) My Backyard – The Life and Times of Roy Pails (Part 2)”   There will also be an encore performance from Brian Barnett who will join Roy in regaling stories of their times and experiences through herp. A review of this […]

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23 June 2010

1st June 2010

Prahran RSL – 301 High Street – Prahran  7.00pm – 10.00pm   “In (Your) My Backyard – The Life and Times of Roy Pails (Part 1)”   Join us for an exciting evening with Roy Pails who will share his many experiences and stories through herp. A review of this meeting is in Odatria  #7.

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31 March 2010

1st March 2010

Prahran RSL – 301 High Street – Prahran  7.00pm – 10.00pm   A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY ACROSS NORTHERN AUSTRALIA Heath Butler & Kwai Chang-Kum Heath & Kwai are both keen naturalists, who have been keeping captive reptiles for more than 15 years. Kwai is a Keeper at Werribee Open Range Zoo, with a particular interest in […]

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4 December 2009 (AGM)

1st December 2009

Monash University – Clayton 7.00pm – 10.00pm   The 2009 AGM features a talk from Jane Melville from Museum Victoria. Jane’s research interests combine field studies with a variety of molecular genetic analyses to study population biology, systematics, evolutionary ecology, and speciation in reptiles and amphibians. Currently, her research is primarily aimed at investigating the evolutionary […]

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