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Valette Williams Scholarship in Botany - Round Thirteen  NOW OPEN

Valette Williams Scholarship in Botany $3,000

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

Applications for the 2021 scholarship are now open. Applications closed on 5th March 2021

Scholarship conditions are described in the 2021 scholarship application forms.

Application forms for the 2021  scholarship are available as pdf or word files.

VW Scholarship Application Information 2021.pdf

VW Scholarship Application Form 2021.pdf

VW Scholarship Application Form 2021.docx

For more information go to Val Williams Scholarship.



Meetings from June until November will be heh online at 7:30 for 8.00 p.m. on the second Friday of the month.

Instructions of how to participate will be supplied with the monthly email.

Upcoming virtual meetings

12 March 2021

  David Roberts
 Topic  'Some thoughts and ideas on taking photographs of plants.'

The talk will cover some thoughts and ideas on taking photographs of plants. General photographic principles and plant-specific challengers. It is trying to encourage people to enhance their photography  skills and admire their own results

David is a Profession Bush Regenerator ( only new)
Qualifications Conservation and Land management certificate 3
Member of Rural FDire service  ( 17 years )
Member of ANP for 1 year
Amateur Photographer 

Next Walks at Ku-ring-gai  Wildflower Gardens

Monday Walks & Talks Program term 1 – 2021

Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden (KWG)

420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Be guided by members of the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society on a walk in the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden to see and learn about our wonderful native plants as they come into flower. These walk only sessions are free. No prior knowledge is required and information sheets will be provided. Please bring your own name badge. Meet at 9.45 am at Caley’s Pavilion in KWG.

Each walking group will contain no more than 23 people.

Social distancing will be maintained as per NSW advice.

It is essential to book your place by the Saturday prior to the walk. Please email or ring Wendy and supply your name, mobile number and emergency contact.


Phone: 0419 323 035

Walks are easy/medium. Sessions run 10am to about 12 noon.

Please wear a hat, have suitable footwear and bring water/snack.

Sunscreen and insect repellent would also be a good idea.

Monday Walks 2021 - Term 1

 Day  Walk Focus
 March 15  Introduction to KWG
 April   19   Wildlife
 May    24  Bush foods & fibres

Download the 2021 Program for term 1

Meet at 9.45 am Caley Pavilion, Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

More information is available at the walks and talks page

North Shore APS Plant Sale

13th March - Saturday 

9am to 4.30pm 

North Shore will sell plants from our shadehouse at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garde. We have a wide range of plants needing new homes. 

The sale is for APS members and friends, and is by prior booking only. This will ensure Covid compliance, as well as avoiding over-crowding in our shadehouse and the car park. We will issue a list of the plants available  to attendees prior to the sale to help with plant selection. 

Please book with Sue Bowen, or 0478 957 951. You will need to bring your own boxes/bags and we prefer payment by credit card. Bring wet weather gear if raining.

North Shore site LAST UPDATED 28th February 2021 

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