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North Shore District Group

Walks & Talks Program

Walks & Talks at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

NSG Walks & Talks activities run from March to November.

About the Walks & Talks

Hear a talk by members of the North Shore group of the Australian Plants Society then be guided on a walk in the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden to see and learn about our focus species as they come into flower.

Meet at 9.45 am at Caley’s Pavilion in the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives.

For your safety in the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, we will ask you for your name, mobile number and emergency contact number on arrival.

Sessions run 10am to about 12 noon unless a later return time is indicated.

Sessions are free. No booking required.

No prior knowledge is required and information sheets will be provided.

Walks are easy/medium grade.

Please wear a hat, have suitable footwear and bring water/snack. Sunscreen and insect repellent would also be a good idea.

Term 2:  Winter Term.

All welcome to NSG Walks & Talks activities.

May 13 Monday        Walk and Craft: Creating with Nature. Leader Margo.

May 20 Monday        Walk & Talk: Banksia (Family Proteaceae). Leader Norah.

May 27 Monday        Walk & Talk: Orchids. Leader Wendy.

June 3 Monday         Walk & Talk: Leaves and Latin. Leader Robert.

June 17 Monday       Walk & TalkFlowers to fruit. Leader Jan.

June 24 Monday       Walk & Talk: Colonial botanists. Leader Anna.

July 1 Monday           Walk Only: KWG to Showground; return 2:30 pm. Leader Phillip.

For enquiries about the program ring Wendy 0419 323 035 or email

Download a PDF of the full program for terms 2 to 4 of 2024 here.

Walks & Talks Resources

Walks & Talks notes for each topic are here

There is further information on the Walks & Talks Program and its history here.

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