Program for 2019
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Meetings and Field Trips
Our monthly meetings are held on Tuesdays in the Display Room, North Coast Regional Botanic Garden, Main Entrance, Hardacre Street, Coffs Harbour. APS members, guests and other interested persons are always welcome.
Field Trips and Outings explore members' gardens, local nature reserves, parks and regeneration areas. These are held on Sundays, every second month and last from 3 to 4 hours.
14 May: 10.00 - 1.00pm
Topic: Propagation Demonstration
Speaker: Gwyn Clarke
11 June: 7.00 - 10.00pm
Speaker: John Ross
16 July: 10.00 - 1.00pm
Speaker: Coffs City Council
25 MAY (Saturday) 9.30am
Sherwood Nature Reserve, Woolgoolga
28 JULY 10.00am
Tea Tree Plantation, Grafton
Morrie and Fiona Duggan
Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk, January 2019
Book Project: Growing Native Plants on the North Coast of NSW
First published in 2006, we are working on a Second Edition of this excellent resource for native plant enthusiasts and home gardeners.
In 2018, our group will be monitoring selected local threatened or endangered species (from the NSW Environment Department's Saving Our Species register) by working with local National Parks regeneration projects around Moonee Beach, just north of Coffs Harbour. Once we have gained some experience in the techniques and methodology for data collection, we can extend our efforts to other species in our area. Our initial focus will be on two local species: Sophora tomentosa and Zieria prostrata.
See NSW Department of Environment - Saving Our Species
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