September 14, Regular Meeting – Far North Queensland

Presenter: Mel White
Title: Far North Queensland
Mel White will show photos from his three trips to tropical Queensland, in northeastern Australia. Two trips were on assignments for National Geographic publications, while the most recent trip, in July of 2016, was a birding vacation He has photos of species ranging from Palm Cockatoo, the world’s largest cockatoo, to Magnificent Riflebird, a type of bird-of-paradise, and the iconic Laughing Kookaburra.
Conway native Mel White spent more then 25 years as a free-lance writer, working mostly for the National Geographic Society but also writing stories for Audubon, Living Bird, Wilderness, and other magazines. He also wrote or contributed to more than 20 travel books and guidebooks.
Meeting is at 7PM at the Fletcher Library