Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture

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

November Talk: Run Around Qatar: A Unique Journey Through Qatar’s Natural Beauty

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: Pierre Daniel, Brand & Marketing Lead at Aspire Zone Foundation

Date & Time: WEDNESDAY, November  7 at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

WELCOME TO THE START OF OUR 40TH SEASON OF THE QNHG

We welcome members and non-members alike and do not charge for our monthly talks. Doors will open at 6:00 PM this month. 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. As this is the first meeting of the membership year our Membership tables will be open at 6:00 PM.

Please read the separate message from the Chairwoman for details about membership registration and our light dinner offering for the first meeting.

October Talk: Using DNA Barcoding Method to Determine Identity of Animal Species in Qatar

Speaker: Dr Kuei-Chiu Chen,  Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Premedical Biology, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Date & Time: WEDNESDAY, October 3 at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

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