North Shore Group

Walks & Talks
Coming events



Speakers and Topics of 2006

February 10th
Speaker: Paul Marynissen
Topic: New weed incursions and changes to the noxious weed act (March 2006)"

March 10th
Speaker: Dr Barbara Briggs
Topic: Tracing the family tree of flowering plants, the DNA story

April 14th No meeting – because of Easter

May 12th
Speaker: Prof Andrew Beattie
Topic: Wild Solutions: Why Biodiversity is Money in the Bank

June 9th
Speaker: Dr Tony Auld
Topic: The impacts of fire frequency, season and intensity on seed germination

July 14th
Speaker: Geoff Sainty - IS NOT AVAILABLE
Topic: Saltmarsh plants and reclamation

July 14th has changed to:
Speaker: Dr Amelia Martyn
Topic: "The science behind the plants - studies on NSW
native seeds and waratahs"

August 11th
Speaker: Dominic Sivertsen
Topic: Mapping Native Vegetation & the plant ecology of NSW

September 8th
Speaker: Vic Cherikoff
Topic: The value of Australian native plants for food, medicine and more

October 13th
Speaker: Karen Thumm
Topic: North Shore Frogs

November 10th
Speaker: Jonathan Lidbetter
Topic: Tissueculture - cooking up a storm with native plants

December 8th - Christmas Party

Other Past speakers

We are affiliated with the NSW Region of Australian Plants Society which is part of the national body the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants