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North Shore District Group

Walks & Talks Program


The Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden 

Be guided by members of the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society to learn about our wonderful native plants. No booking needed – just turn up at the:

"Caley Centre"

The Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives, NSW, Australia 

 9.45 am for a 10.00 am start on any of the dates below. All meetings will finish at about 12.30 pm. 

There is a fee of $5 per person, discounted to $2 for Australian Plant Society members. 

(The ‘Walk Only’ meetings are free.) 

All talks have an ID focus. No prior knowledge is required and information sheets will be provided. 

All walks are easy. For the walks please wear a hat, have suitable footwear and bring water. Sunscreen
and insect repellant would also be a good idea.

Term 1 Autumn ( In this term there will be just three ‘Walk Only’ meetings.) 
(It is suggested you bring a snack. For enquiries ring Helen on 94891735) 

 March 5 - Monday
 (Walk Only)

  Focused on the history of Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden. 
 April 9 - Monday
 (Walk Only)
 Focused on edible plants – plants used by early white settlers and plants that indigenous people might have used. 
  May 7 - Monday
 (Walk Only)
 Focused on wildlife. Maybe there’ll be a possum visitor.


Term 2 Winter
 
(Meetings involving a talk followed by a walk begin here) 

 June 18 - Monday 

 An introduction to Australian Native Plants.   Download Notes
 June 25 - Monday Ferns  Download Notes
 July 2 - Monday   Eucalypts, Angophoras, Corymbias (Myrtaceae Family

  Download Notes





Download term 2 NOTES as pdf files

Download  brochure (pdf) of the 2018 program



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