APS NSW Quarterly gathering and Annual General Meeting, Kurnell.
Saturday, 15 May 2021
- Kamay National Park. 9 am - 12 noon
- Marton Community Hall, 1 - 3pm
Banks-Solander walk, Kamay National Park
9am - 12 noon: Banks-Solander walk, Kamay National Park
Guided walks along the Banks-Solander track. This well-maintained track begins at the Kurnell Visitor Centre and offers an easy 700m walk that features many of Australia’s plants that were first collected and described in the area by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander, during their eight day visit to Botany Bay in April 1770.
Take a virtual tour of the Banks-Solander track on Google Street View Trekker
Walks will begin between 9 - 10 am. Meet at the Kurnell Visitor Centre, Kamay National Park
12 - 1pm Lunch
Bring your own and enjoy it on the foreshore of Botany Bay (great for plane spotters). Food can be purchased at Kurnell Visitor Centre (limited), Silver Beach Cafe and Milkhouse Kurnell.
1 - 3 pm: Dan Clark on the plant that Banks and Solander collected
Meet at the Marton Community Hall, 92-94 Captain Cook Drive, Kurnell.
$5 entry fee which covers afternoon tea and associated costs.
1 - 1:30 pm: APS NSW Annual General Meeting.
1.30 - 2.30 pm: Talk by Dan Clarke, who will talk about the plants that Banks and Solander collected and described during their visit to Botany Bay. Dan is a well-known environmentalist consultant, and APS NSW Conservation Officer. Dan is a very entertaining speaker with an extensive knowledge of the flora of the Kamay National Park and surrounds.
2.30pm: Afternoon tea provided by the Sutherland Group of APS NSW.