The Western Victoria Field Naturalists Clubs Association started on August 20, 1960 at the inaugural meeting, convened by Wimmera FNC. and held at Halls Gap. In 1996 the WVFNCA merged with the Victorian Field Naturalists Clubs Association. In 2003 the VFNCA was renamed the South-east Australian Naturalists Association (SEANA). A provisional list of officers and clubs is shown below.
PAST OFFICERS OF THE WVFNCA
1960-61 Mr. E. Muir, Miss A. Jordan (Wimmera)
1962-65 Mr. Ian. McCann, Mrs. D. Collins (Stawell)
1966-67 Mr. E. Muir, Mrs. T. McKenzie
1967-70 Miss I Watson, Miss J. Lineker (Portland)
1970-72 Mr. A. Fisher, Mrs. M. MacFarlane (Mid-Murray)
1972-74 Mr. Harold Barclay, Mr. L. Williams (Creswick)
1974-76 Mr. Jack Wheeler, Mr. R. Thomas (Geelong)
1976-78 Mr. Bob Allen, Mr. Peter Ellis (Bendigo)
1978-80 Mr. Greg Binns, Mrs. Margaret Rotheram (Ballarat)
1980-82 Mr. Dale Nichols (Maryborough) Mr. Ern Perkins (Castlemaine)
1982-84 Mr. Trevor Pescott (Geelong), Mrs. Gwen Skinner (Colac)
1984-86 Mr Bob Humphries, Mrs Win McPhee (Stawell)
1986-88 vacant, Ern Perkins (Castlemaine)
1988-90 Rob Moors, Glenys Moors (Bendigo)
1994 Bruce Osborn, Graeme Pearse
August 20, 1960. Inaugural meeting, convened by Wimmera FNC. and held at Halls
September 9, 1961. First annual meeting, held at Halls Gap.
October 27; 1962 Second annual meeting – Halls Gap.
The WVFNCA banner. Clubs were:
Mid Murray Creswick Warrnambool Ararat Donald Stawell
Colac Timboon Castlemaine Sunraysia (Mildura) Maryborough
Portland St Arnaud Ballarat Geelong