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Who we are

A network of members with a passion for Australian native plants...more

What we do

19 local groups around NSW provide practical advice on native plants...more


From all walks of life, see here whether membership makes sense for you... more

Next Gathering in Warriewood, hosted by Northern Beaches, Saturday, 16 November 2019

Discovering the Wollemi Pine with Liz Benson

As Education Officer with the Royal Botanic Gardens and an accomplished speaker, Liz will trace the discovery of the Wollomi Pine and discuss current and fossil relatives. She will also share the causes of the forest types that have arisen in Australia in the past and present. 

Along with the afternoon talk, in the morning, there will be two guided walks through the Warriewood Wetland,a vital area of biodiversity on the Northern Beaches...more

ANPSA Biennial Conference 2019 - Albany WA

Blooming Biodiversity

Sunday 29 September to Friday 4 October 2019...more... 

ANPSA Biennial Conference 2021 - Kiama NSW

Australian flora - past present future

Sunday 12 September to Friday 17 September 2021..more... 

Join us for District Group events around NSW   

Propagation workshop, North Shore, 11 October 2019

Dr Sue Bowen (President) and Margaret Hamilton (Propagation team leader) will lead a practical workshop on propagating native plants from cuttings and seeds. Participants will learn how to prepare and pot-up cuttings and seeds to take home to grow and/or donate to the propagation team.  Attendees are asked to bring their own, labelled plant material and seeds to the workshop. The plant material is to be non-flowering, firm, new-growth and is to be placed in damp, plastic bags....more.


Interested in Waratahs and Flannel Flowers?
Propagation workshop, Central Coast, 11 October 2019

Central Coast group will demonstrate how to grow Waratahs and Flannel Flowers from seed and cutting, 7.30pm, Friday 11 October, Phillip House 21 Old Mt Penang Road. Guest presenter, Maria Hitchcock, OAM, has over 40 years' experience with native plants, owns her own nursery, was responsible for Australia's adoption of the wattle as its national emblem and has written many books on native plants...more.

Love birds? Hear all about bird banding with Alan Leishman
Menai Group, 12 October  2019, 1pm

Alan has spent many years as an ornithologist and amateur bird bander. He advised the RBG on planting and management of the Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan. He'll be speaking about his experiences in Java, Sulawesi and Bali banding birds, including the effect of the Wallace Line, a transitional faunal line between Asia and Australia...more.

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Plants in bloom

A delicate little flower, Sowerbaea juncea found at Barren Grounds Reserve, south coast.  

And our iconic waratah, Telopea speciosissima, is also flowering now.


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