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Armidale and District Group

Activities

Activities and calendar

We hold regular meetings, walks and talks. For more information about these events, please click here

The full year's calendar can be found here

Upcoming events

    • 30 Apr 2021
    • 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)

    Contact Armidale for more information. 

    • 15 May 2021
    • 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • Kamay National Park and Marton Community Hall

    APS NSW Quarterly gathering and Annual General Meeting, Kurnell.

    Saturday, 15 May 2021 

    • Kamay National Park. 9 am - 12 noon
    • Marton Community Hall, 1 - 3pm


    Banks-Solander walk, Kamay National Park


    Program:

    9am - 12 noon: Banks-Solander walk, Kamay National Park

    Guided walks along the Banks-Solander track. This well-maintained track begins at the Kurnell Visitor Centre and offers an easy 700m walk that features many of Australia’s plants that were first collected and described in the area by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander, during their eight day visit to Botany Bay in April 1770. 

    Take a virtual tour of the Banks-Solander track on Google Street View Trekker

    Walks will begin between 9 - 10 am. Meet at the Kurnell Visitor Centre, Kamay National Park

    12  - 1pm Lunch 

    Bring your own and enjoy it on the foreshore of Botany Bay (great for plane spotters). Food can be purchased at Kurnell Visitor Centre (limited), Silver Beach Cafe and Milkhouse Kurnell. 

    1 - 3 pm: Dan Clark on the plant that Banks and Solander collected

    Meet at the Marton Community Hall, 92-94 Captain Cook Drive, Kurnell. 

    $5 entry fee  which covers afternoon tea and associated costs.

    1 - 1:30 pm: APS NSW Annual General Meeting. 

    1.30 - 2.30 pm: Talk by Dan Clarke, who will talk about the plants that Banks and Solander collected and described during their visit to Botany Bay. Dan is a well-known environmentalist consultant, and APS NSW Conservation Officer. Dan is a very entertaining speaker with an extensive  knowledge of the flora of the Kamay National Park and surrounds.

    2.30pm: Afternoon tea provided by the Sutherland Group of APS NSW.

    • 28 May 2021
    • 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)

    Contact Armidale for more information. 

    • 19 Jun 2021
    • 12:30 PM (UTC+10:00)

    Contact Armidale for more information. 

    • 25 Jun 2021
    • 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)

    Contact Armidale for more information. 

    • 30 Jul 2021
    • 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)

    Contact Armidale for more information. 

    • 11 Sep 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 16 Sep 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Kiama Pavilion
    Register

    Sunday 11 September 2022 to Friday 16 September 2022, at the Kiama Pavilion and surrounds. Welcome dinner on Sunday 11 September. 

    Tours to be developed further and occur both before and after the conference. 

    Registering an expression of interest does not imply any obligation - it just adds you to our mailing list for updates.


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