Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture

May Ramble:  Dhow Cruise Friday May, 4th

Friday May 4, 2018

Members are invited to join QNHG on a late afternoon dhow buffet cruise around West Bay with a stop-off for a swim. Enjoy an Indian buffet including water and soft drinks before returning at 7:30pm.

April Ramble #2:  Exploration of the archaeological site at Murwab Saturday

Saturday, April 28, 2018

QNHG members are invited to join us on a 2-3 hour trip around the archaeological site at Murwab, which dates back to the 9th century. We will be led by our guest speaker, Dr. Alexandrine Guerin.

April Ramble:  Al Thakira Flamingo island and beach kayaking trip

Saturday, April 21, 2018

QNHG members are invited to join us on a 2-3 hour kayaking trip around Flamingo Island. Nestled in the north of Qatar is a vast beautiful mangrove forest, part of the protected area of Al Thakira. The best way to access the forest is by kayak. Aquasports will take you through the network of channels that have been carved out by tidal action. This area supports a rich flora and fauna and is a favourite destination for nature lovers. Dr. Aspa, will give an overview of the wildlife present in the mangroves and intertidal areas.  Suitable for families and those looking for a relaxed easy paddle taking in the greenery and birdlife of the protected nature reserve. Once we reach the island, we will disembark our kayaks and explore the island on foot and have lunch on the spot. For the adventurers among us swimming is also a possibility.

March Ramble #2:  

Saturday 10th and Saturday 25th of March 2018

Summary: 

The spring bird migration is underway. Millions of birds will be flying north for the summer. Join Richard Angwin on a morning trip around Arikhiya Farm and the adjoining freshwater lagoons to try and find some of the 212 species of bird that have been identified here at one time or another. We should see 50 species in total.

March Ramble:  

The 8th QNHG ramble of the season is on Saturday 3rd, 2018 

Summary: 

We would like to invite members to join us on a guided trip around Al Kahramaa Awareness Park, off E Ring Road, south of the Old Airport. This is not your usual park, the aim of the Awareness Park is to teach adults and children about electricity and water conservation through exhibitions and 3D films. Take advantage of this chance to see this fairly new facility and it’s a great event for children to attend.

On the calendar

13 Dec 2018
06:00PM - 11:00PM
Geminids Meteor Shower