24/01/2009: Maiala National Park


Proposed Date: 24th January 2009
Leader: Ken Cowell
Location: Maiala National Park, Mt. Glorious

Focus: ID interesting specimens and note the abundance of more well known species for our QMS records.

Number Limit: unlimited
Access Road: Sealed
Meeting Place: Maiala picnic ground car park.
Meeting Time: Saturday morning
Drive Time from central Brisbane: 45 min
Time in Field: 1/2 days
Land Classification: National Park.
Track standard: Class 2.
Notes: Greenes Falls track – 5 km round trip, the local red soil derived from basalt, however the falls flow over a greywacke layer beneath the basalt.
Additional safety issues: Bring: hand lens, GPS, foray guide.
QMS committee approval date: 14/01/09
Debriefing date, time & place: TBA to coordinate collected data and hand over to QMR. Prepare foray report for meeting and newsletter.
Nominating and attending indicates acknowledgement of safety briefing (see above ‘Track standard and Additional Safety Issues’ and overleaf ‘Safety in Parks and Forests’) and agreement to allow QMS to use your images and collected data for non-profit purposes.