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2019 Val Williams Scholarship in Botany.

Congratulations to Farhad Masoomi-Aladizgeh, recipient of the 2019 Val Williams Scholarship in Botany.

Farhad is a Doctor of Philosophy in Biology student within the Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University.

His topic is: 

DNA: the key to understanding evolutionary relationships betwee Australian ecotypes of Themeda triandra (kangaroo grass)


Next Meeting

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November 2019


  Robin Buchanan 


 "Restoring Natural Areas."


Bush regenerators; Just weeders or ecosystem managers? A look at the importance of bushcare for the management of urban bushland. 

Robin Buchanan has written two books on bush regeneration; Bush Regeneration, Recovering Australian Landscapes and Restoring Natural Areas in Australia. She taught bush regeneration as well as conservation and land management at Ryde TAFE for over 20 years. She is a local resident and a passionate advocate for our local bushland.


Next Walk

20 October 2019

A Walk only

28 October 2019

Leptospermum, Baekeas 

A one hour talk followed by a one hour walk)

At Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St. Ives

10 am to 12 noon, on 
28 October 2019

A Walks & Talks Programme sponsored by North Shore Group of Australian Plants Society

Bookings not necessary.      Enquiries:  94175217

More information is available at the walks and talks page

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