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2021 Walks & Talks Program at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden


Walk & Talks program for the rest of 2021

  • Download the 2021 Walks & Talks Program May-November here

    Be guided by members of the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society for a talk then on a walk in the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden. Learn about and see our wonderful native plants as they come into flower.  Sessions are free. Please bring your own name badge. Meet at 9.45 am at Caley’s Pavilion in KWG.

    It is essential to book your place by the Saturday prior to the walk.

    Please email Wendy and provide your 1) name, 2) mobile number and 3) emergency contact.

    Email: wagrimm@tpg.com.au (preferred) or Phone: 0419 323 035

     

    • Walks are easy/medium. Sessions run 10am to about 12 noon.
    • Please wear a hat, have suitable footwear & warm clothes and bring water/snack.
    • Sunscreen and insect repellent would also be a good idea.
    • Current Covid-19 regulations apply.

    Download the 2021 Walks & Talks Program May-November here


Term 2           Winter Term (sessions in Terms 2-4 include talk and walk)

 May  31  (Monday)  Banksia (Family Proteaceae) 
 June 7  (Monday)  Flowers to fruit & seeds 
 June 14  (Monday) Public holiday no activity
 June 21  (Monday) Ferns & fernery tour


Term 3           Spring Term

 July 12  (Monday)   Gum Trees - Eucalyptus, Angophora, Corymbia (Family Myrtaceae)
 July 19  (Monday)  Weeds & Bush regeneration
 July 26  (Monday)  Grevillea & Hakea (Family Proteaceae)
 August 2  (Monday)  Walk Only: East Mueller Track
 August 9  (Monday)  Wattles (Acacia, Family Fabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae)
 August 16  (Monday)  Boronia & other Family Rutaceae
 August 23  (Monday), return 3pm  Walk Only: Perimeter Trail: KWG to St Ives Showground  
 August 30  (Monday)  Heath plants (Family Ericaceae)
 September 6  (Monday)  Pea shrubs & vines (Family Fabaceae, Subfamily Faboideae)
 September 13  (Monday)  Orchids & other non-woody plants


Term 4           Summer Term

 October 11 (Monday)  Waratahs and other members of Family Proteaceae
 October 18 (Monday)  Walk Only: The Mueller Track
 October 25 (Monday)  Callistemon, Kunzea & Melaleuca (Family Myrtaceae)
 November 1 (Monday)  Leptospermum and Baeckea (Family Myrtaceae)
 November 8 (Monday)  Grasses (Family Poaceae)


Walks and Talk Notes for each topic are available here


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