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Valette Williams Scholarship in Botany - Round Thirteen  NOW OPEN

Valette Williams Scholarship in Botany $3,000

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

Applications for the 2021 scholarship are now open. Applications closed on 5th March 2021

Scholarship conditions are described in the 2021 scholarship application forms.

Application forms for the 2021  scholarship are available as pdf or word files.


VW Scholarship Application Information 2021.pdf

VW Scholarship Application Form 2021.pdf

VW Scholarship Application Form 2021.docx

For more information go to Val Williams Scholarship.


Events

MEETINGS INFORMATION

Meetings from June until November will be heh online at 7:30 for 8.00 p.m. on the second Friday of the month.

Instructions of how to participate will be supplied with the monthly email.

Upcoming virtual meetings

 9 April 2021 ,

Speaker  David Bambridge 
 Topic ‘Going Native in the Urban Landscape-  Creeks to Casinos’
 Background 


David Bambridge is the Director and Project Manager of The Gardenmakers which is a NSW based landscape company that undertakes projects in Sydney metropolitan area, Macarthur,Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Newcastle.

A discussion of soils, plants and their installation issues in the modern urban landscape context where the project delivery factors such as time, budget, competing consultants, weather and seasonal cycles come into play. 

The talk will range over soils for purpose, plant selection issues, procurement and installation as well as the care and maintenance of landscapes post completion to achieve an established urban landscape somewhat resembling the design intent. 

Sites discussed will include-  Rooftop gardens in Sydney CBD, High rise residential.,City Street Trees, Restoration to creek lines in urban riparian areas.




Next Walks at Ku-ring-gai  Wildflower Gardens

Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden (KWG)

420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives

 19 April 2021 (Monday)


Modified outdoor activity held within restrictions imposed due to Covid-19

10 am Monday 19th April 2021 Wildlife of Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, a guided walk

This walk will explore the various habitats that support the native animals that abound in Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden.It is essential to book your place by the Saturday prior to the walk. Please email (preferred) or ring Wendy and supply your name, mobile number and emergency contact number.

Email: wagrimm@tpg.com.au

Phone: 0419 323 035

More details


Download the 2021 Program for term 1

Meet at 9.45 am Caley Pavilion, Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden


More information is available at the walks and talks page


North Shore APS Plant Sale

13th March - Saturday 

9am to 4.30pm 

North Shore will sell plants from our shadehouse at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garde. We have a wide range of plants needing new homes. 

The sale is for APS members and friends, and is by prior booking only. This will ensure Covid compliance, as well as avoiding over-crowding in our shadehouse and the car park. We will issue a list of the plants available  to attendees prior to the sale to help with plant selection. 

Please book with Sue Bowen, suzanneebowen@gmail.com or 0478 957 951. You will need to bring your own boxes/bags and we prefer payment by credit card. Bring wet weather gear if raining.




North Shore site LAST UPDATED 30 March 2021 


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