Welcome to
The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria

Nature Unlocked!

— An important message from our Council —

Covid 19 is still with us and we must comply with the current requirements for physical meetings and excursions. The FNCV Council advises that:-

Fully vaccinated members will have access to the FNCV facilities at 1 Gardenia Street, Blackburn (by registering with our QR Code) as follows:-

  • For meetings: A maximum of 34 persons allowed. All must register in advance with the listed contact person.
  • The office and bookshop are open from 10 am till 4 pm, Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • The library is open from 11 am till 2 pm on Tuesdays.
— Field excursions will be held under strict rules and guidelines. A list of these mandatory Rules and Procedures for all attendees is available here.
— You must register at least a week in advance for all excursions.

The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria

For people with a love and passion for Nature in all its forms

  • Meet with like-minded people
  • Go on field trips (short and long) to observe creatures, plants, fungi, geological features and more, all in the wild
  • Participate in surveys to collect data which is used to increase scientific knowledge and for environmental issues
  • Receive our world class journal — The Victorian Naturalist — and a monthly newsletter
  • Have access to our extensive library
  • All age groups welcome including juniors
  • All knowledge levels catered for
  • All this in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere

"Understanding our natural world"