One of Ray's most significant roles in the FNCV
was as convenor of the Microscopy Group, a position he held for 16 years from May 1993 until June 2009.
This is a consequence of a limited pool of donors, consisting almost exclusively of FNCV
's observations resulted in notable scientific papers, published first in January 1888 in Volume IV, No.
A special thank-you to all the volunteers from the FNCV
and other community and environmental groups, who gave up their time to participate in the fieldwork or other tasks.
Presland outlines the important relationships between the FNCV
and formal institutions, including Museum Victoria, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and various parks and wildlife services, in terms of both personnel and facilities.
Postal Address: FNCV
, PO Box 13, Blackburn, Victoria 3130, Australia.
Marine Research Group of the FNCV
, PO Box 13, Blackburn, Victoria 3130
Awarded the 1993 Australian Natural History Medallion, I proposed in my address to the FNCV
the formation of a group to look at developing up-to-date seasonal calendars for bioregions across Australia, an idea that was enthusiastically adopted by several groups around Australia.
The bulk of this 'Special' issue comprises papers presented at the FNCV
Mammals of Victoria Symposium, held over the weekend of 28 February/1 March 2015.
The Fauna Survey Group (FSG) of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria (FNCV
) carries out fauna surveys on private and public land in accordance with its Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning research permit.