Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture

WELCOME TO THE START OF OUR 41st 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 Chairman for details about membership registration and our light dinner offering for the first meeting.

 

October Talk: Why, how and when? An easy guide to start your sustainability journey in Qatar

 

Speaker: Jose Saucedo, Director at the Doha Environmental Actions Project (DEAP)

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

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

June Talk: Displaying the natural world at the National Museum of Qatar

 

Speaker: Dr. Alan KirwanAssociate Director, Learning and Outreach Department, National Museum of Qatar

Date & Time: Wednesday, June  12th  at Doha English Speaking School (DESS).  

Venue: Doha English Speaking School - Map

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

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