Publications and Information
Copyright: All papers, photos and drawings are copyright to HFNC or contributing author, and may not be reproduced without permission from HFNC or the contributors. However, the files contained in the following links (green) may be downloaded free and used for personal or educational purposes.
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More links with publications and resources will be added.
Printed Books and Guides
Hamilton Region Nature Guide (Diane Luhrs, Editor, 2010).
Folder contains the contents page and extracts of 8 of the 47 sites. The book is available from Slades Newsagency in Hamilton, Visitor Information Centres in Hamilton and Port Fairy, or at HFNC meetings.
Environmental Advocacy and Action 1958 to 2008 (Diane Luhrs, Editor, 2009).
The cover and contents pages are presented in the pdf link. Out of print; available for viewing at the Hamilton History Centre, Hamilton Club, State Library of Victoria (Melbourne) and National Library (Canberra).
Indigenous Wildlife of Southern Grampians - a fold-out photographic species guide, available free from the Department of Sustainability & Environment (DSE), Hamilton, and from Southern Grampians Shire Council offices
Natural Temperate Grassland Species of the Victorian Volcanic Plain - a fold-out photographic species guide, available free from the DSE, and SGSC offices Hamilton
Papers, Notes, Handouts, Posters, Newspaper Articles
Papers and reports on birds, wetlands,wallabies, Wannon River flora, River Red Gums, Rail Reserve, natural history of Western Victoria, Mount Napier history and fauna.
Papers, reports and diagrams on local geological features - waterfalls, scoria cones, lava tubes, tumuli, caves, solution pipes, basalt plains, and ages of volcanoes.
Articles from the Hamilton Spectator (pre-publication copies).
Fauna Lists and Survey results
Flora Lists and Reports
Fulham, Gatum Flora Reserve, Gringegalgona Settlers Reserve, Hamilton-Coleraine Rail Res, Kanawalla, L Linlithgow, Nigretta Falls, Parklands, Vasey Railway Res, Wannon Falls, Wannon Rapids area.
Orchid list and flowering calendar - not yet available
Club documents, Trip reports, Project reports, Newsletters
Environmental Project Reports (including Weed Control)
Mt Napier State Park, Fulham State Reserve, Vasey Reserve, Wannon Falls Scenic Reserve, Wannon Flora Reserve, Nigretta Falls Scenic Reserve, Nigretta Flora Reserve, Gringegalgona, Grampians, Kanawalla, Lake Linlithgow, Tabor, Glenelg Highway Telecom project, River Red Gum survey.
Summary of reports from 1958 to 2008, AGM reports from 2009
Summary of excursions from 1958 to 2008
Summary of speakers' presentations 1958 to 2008
Annual programs of activities 1977 onwards
Incomplete lists from 1993 to 2010,
Complete list for 2011 onward
Submissions from 2005 onwards on DSE Fire Operation Plans, Code of Practice, Fire Management and other fire issues.
Submissions on Regional Forests Agreement, Portland-Horsham Forest Management Plan, Portland Wood Utilization Plan
Submissions on Grampians, Dergholm, Black Ranges and Ngootyoong
Western Region Sustainable Water Strategy and the State Government White Paper on Land & Biodiversity
Submissions to Land Conservation Council (LCC) and Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC)
Submission on Basin Minerals mining application