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2017 Valette Williams Scholarship Applications are now open.

This scholarship is awarded by the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society to Honours, Masters and PhD students of Botany.

More details are available here.

Last years recipient was Johanna Wong from UWS.


Application forms:

Scholarship form 2017 pdf.

Scholarship form 2017 word.





February 10th, 2017

Speaker: To be announced
Topic: To be announced

Information will be posted as soon as it is available.



Walks and Talks program at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden 2017.

More information

Down load a one page brochure (pdf) of the 2017 program.

March 6th (first one for 2017)

Leader: Alec Fisher
Topic: ‘Introductory Talk and Walk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden’

Leptospermum square flowers

The opening talk and subsequent walk will introduce you to the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden and its many aspects and attractions and to Australian native plants themselves.
Leptospermum squarrosum is one of Sydney’s beautiful native plants. Although the peak flowering period for our native plants is in late winter and spring, some plants are in flower in midsummer. It is one of the plants that will be seen when the “Walks and Talks” program at Kuringgai Wildflower Garden recommences at 10 am Monday (7th March). This program, run throughout the year by North Shore Group of Australian Plants Society, is a unique opportunity for members of the general public to learn about the native plants that occur in the Sydney region. A talk of about 45 minutes is followed by a 1 hour walk in the Garden. No booking is necessary.

March 13th

Leader: Alec Fisher
Topic: ‘The Plant Kingdom’

Flower with insects on it

The world is green because of plants and because of flowering ones in particular. Plants, through photosynthesis, are the very staff of life, though not the first of the five Kingdoms to come into being. Plants and the other Kingdoms do not exist in isolation but depend on each other? this includes us humans as members of the Animal Kingdom.

Join with Alec on this behind-the-scenes look into plants.



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Last up-dated 20th. December 2016

We are affiliated with Australian Plants Society NSW Ltd which is part of the national body the Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) inc. (ANPSA).