Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture

April Talk: The future of coral reefs: status and threats

This month we have another opportunity to learn more about our environment, and specifically on a pressing issue that raises concerns not only here in Qatar, but for the planet globally.
We are very grateful to Dr. Aeby for offering this talk on coral reefs.

She’s a fellow QNHG member and a renown scientist with expertise on marine ecology, biodiversity, and conservation.

So we hope you will join us.  We welcome members and non-members alike and we do not charge for our monthly talks. Doors open at 6:30 PM and we offer tea and biscuits and time to peruse the QNHG library before the meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Our Rambles and Membership tables will also be open shortly after 6:30.

Speaker: Dr. Greta Aeby, Research associate, Qatar University

Date & Time: Wednesday, April  3rd at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

March Talk: Falconry  Qatar

We welcome members and non-members alike and we do not charge for our monthly talks. Doors open at 6:30 PM and we offer tea and biscuits and time to peruse the QNHG library before the meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Our Rambles and Membership tables will also be open shortly after 6:30.

Speaker: Zayed Al-Ali, Secretary, Algannas Falconry Society

Date & Time: Wednesday, March  6th at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

February Talk: The Architecture of Defence: Forts of Qatar

February is already here ! How time flies ! And thanks to Dr Ferhan Sakal. Head of Archaeological Operations at Qatar Museums, we’ll travel through time, and learn about some of the history of the Peninsula.

And more specifically, we shall explore the history behind the Forts that we see (or not)…
Mark your calendar for the ramble on the 8th. Dr Sakal will lead us on a unique visit up north, to discover or re-discover four of the Forts…

We welcome members and non-members alike and we do not charge for our monthly talks. Doors open at 6:30 PM and we offer tea and biscuits and time to peruse the QNHG library before the meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Our Rambles and Membership tables will also be open shortly after 6:30.

Speaker: Dr. Ferhan Sakal, Head of Archaeological Operations, Qatar Museums

Date & Time: WEDNESDAY, February  9th at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

January Talk: Al Karaana Lagoons: reclamation, rehabilitation & wildlife enhancement

Happy New Year ! We hope you will join us for our first talk of 2019. We’re honored to have Thomas Clouet, as our speaker. He is a project manager for SUEZ, one of the world’s leading environmental services companies, and he will tell us about the work they’re doing on Al Karaana Lagoons.

We welcome members and non-members alike and we do not charge for our monthly talks. Doors open at 6:30 PM and we offer tea and biscuits and time to peruse the QNHG library before the meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Our Rambles and Membership tables will also be open shortly after 6:30.

Speaker: Thomas Clouet, Technical Interface Manager – Project Manager for SUEZ, group specialized in water & waste services.

Date & Time: WEDNESDAY, January  9th at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

December Talk: Explore Coral Reefs & Discover Diving

We welcome members and non-members alike and do not charge for our monthly talks. Doors will open at 6:30 PM,  This allows time to join us for light refreshments, pay your membership dues, and to peruse the QNHG library before the meeting begins at 7:00 PM and mingle with other members.

Speaker: Khaled Zaki: Diving consultant / Master Instructor, Qatar Marine

Date & Time: WEDNESDAY, December  5 at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

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