Bairnsdale & District Field Naturalists Club Inc.





The Clematis

  • The Club newsletter, The Clematis, is published quarterly and emailed to members or posted by arrangement. This colour newsletter is written and produced by members of the Club. 
  • Each issue contains contact details for BDFNC Executive Committee members and Leaders of Club Activities, useful Club information and a comprehensive program of up-coming Club Activities.
  • Reports of field excursions and other notable news are published in The Clematis accompanied by superb photographs.

       Click on the link below to access the current issue

                    The Clematis No 114


Downloads relating to items
published in The Clematis

  • Back issues of The Clematis are also available.
  • The Club owns a library of reference books which are available for loan to members at General Meetings. 
  • Click on the link below to access an index to articles published in The Clematis.


        The Clematis - Index of articles 1991 to 2017



 Orchids of East Gippsland

  • This beautifully presented guide published in 2014 is the first record of all native orchids found in East Gippsland. It describes over 200 species and each is illustrated with superb photographs.

  • Also included are notes for easy identification and orchid distribution as well as general information about the structure of the plants, detail on flower parts, pollination and orchid habitat.
    This 232 page field guide is priced at just $35.

       Click here to download Order Form

Useful Links

The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria Inc.

Australian Native Orchid Society

Fungimap (Australia’s fungi Mapping Scheme)

Birdlife - East Gippsland

La Trobe Valley Field Naturalist Club

Museum Victoria field guide to Victorian Fauna