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7 pm, Wednesday 17 June 2020: World Class Western Australia - Blooming Biodiversity


Time: Wednesday evening 17 June, 2020 from 07:00 PM

Join from 7.00pm to chat with other members and learn to use Zoom. Meeting starts at 7.30pm prompt.

The speaker will be Greg Keighery, one of the best known and respected botanists in Australia. He was the keynote speaker at the ANPSA conference in Albany last year and will reprise his presentation for the benefit of those unable to attend. The title of his talk will be World Class Western Australia - Blooming Biodiversity.

Stay for a plant table session where members showcase what is blooming in their gardens at this time of the year.

Members who attended the Albany conference might want to submit one of their favourite WA blooms for identification and to learn more about it from Greg.

Submissions by email to our plant steward Dan at :

If the link does not work, you can log in manually via the Zoom website using the meeting ID and password below.

Meeting ID: 822 5872 7723

(For audio only you can call 02 8015 6011 and you will be asked to provide the meeting id above)

  • If this is your first time for Zoom, when you click on the link, you will be asked to download and launch the Zoom software. We highly recommend that you download Zoom at least a day before the meeting and practise with a friend or family member.

Greg Keigherys talk:

  • Greg will 'share his screen' and show us a powerpoint presentation as he talks. This way we can all follow along with excellent audio and clear pictures.
  • There will be an opportunity to ask questions, using the Chat facility.

The following YouTube link is an excellent introduction to Zoom if you'd like to get more familiar with it.

We do hope you can join us so we can stay connected through this time of social distancing.

Field monitoring of Prostanthera densa in Royal National Park, NSW by the Sutherland Group, APS NSW for the NSW Save Our Species Program

Members of the Sutherland Group, APS NSW have been involved in monitoring populations of Prostanthera densa in the Royal National Park for the NSW Save Our Species program. This final report supersedes the four progress reports previously posted here.

Field monitoring of Prostanthera densa Master File December 2017

Master List of Plants on the Plant Table at Sutherland Group Meetings

Dan Clarke, our Conservation Officer, has compiled a list of plants that have appeared on the Plant Table at meetings of the Sutherland Group over the last several years. He has compiled notes from the meetings about each plant displayed, added some notes from his own experience and provided some links to find more information.

Upcoming events

    • 16 Mar 2021
    • 10:30 AM (UTC+11:00)
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    • 20 Apr 2021
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    • 15 Jun 2021
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    • 16 Oct 2021
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    • 7 Dec 2021
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    • 11 Sep 2022
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    Sunday 11 September 2022 to Friday 16 September 2022, at the Kiama Pavilion and surrounds. Welcome dinner on Sunday 11 September. 

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