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2017 Valette Williams Scholarship recipient is Aaron Phillips.

Congratulations to Aaron Phillips, recipient of the 2017 Val Williams Scholarship in Botany.

Aaron is a Master of Research student within the Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University.

His topic is: Surveying evolutionary drift in heat tolerance genes from Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) relative to local Sydney populations

Read more about Aaron

This scholarship is awarded by the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society to Honours, Masters and PhD students of Botany.


Next Meeting

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11 May 2018


  Ross Rapmund


  "Showy monocots"


What’s a “monocot”? Come to this talk to find out more about this intriguing group of plants and how they produce some of our best known floral displays. We’ll look at the local diversity, distribution and how they can grow in your garden.    

Walks and Talks program at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden 2018. 

The 2018 program is now available.

More information

Term 2 notes are now available at the Walks and Talks page

Walks will commence on the 5th March 2018.

Talks followed by a walk will commence on 18th June 2018.

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