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.
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.
Phone: 0419 323 035
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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