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Talks for 2016
|Date||Speaker and subject||Branch|
|Feb 4||Phil Ladd: Flora of Patagonia||Murdoch|
|Feb 9||Mark Brundrett: Restoring Perth's Banksia woodlands||Perth|
|Feb 11||Dr Jen Francis: Attracting frogs to the garden||Armadale|
|Feb 23||Bevan Buirchell: Eremophilas||Northern Subs|
|Feb 26||Dr Neil Gibson: 100 Years of Vegetation Mapping in WA||Eastern Hills|
|Mar 3||Adam Ross: Plants of Borneo||Murdoch|
|Mar 8||Greg Keighery: Rare plants of the Perth region||Perth|
|Mar 22||John Bartle: Salinity Management in the Wheatbelt||Northern Subs|
|Mar 25||Eastern Hills|
|Apr 7||Charles Otway: Perth edible weeds||Murdoch|
|Apr 12||Hazel Dempster: Bringing WA Flora into Streetscapes and Parklands - a case study||Perth|
|April 14||Dr Jenny Bevan: Geology and Landforms around Armadale||Armadale|
|Apr 26||Adam Cross: Growing Carnivorous Plants from Seed||Northern Subs|
|Apr 29||Show and tell member's night||Eastern Hills|
|May 5||Dr Rachel Standish: Wondrous Woodlands||Murdoch|
|May 10||John Viska: History of the Use of Native Plants in Perth||Perth|
|May 12||Hazel Dempster: Red Trees at Ant Hill Farm||Armadale|
|May 24||Don Poynton: Flora and Fauna of Far East Russia||Northern Subs|
|May 27||Paul Armstrong: Threatened Flora of the Johnston Lakes||Eastern Hills|
|June 2||Christina Birnbaum: ANPSA in Canberra||Murdoch|
|June 9||Steve McCabe: Local edible plants in the Armadale region||Armadale|
|June 14||Kerryn Chia - Persoonia cultivation and propagation||Perth|
|June 24||Dr Christine Allen: Critically endangered Stirling Range plant species and their response to habitat fragmentation||Eastern Hills|
|June 25-26||WSWA State Conference/AGM (at Kanyana)||Darling Range|
|June 28||Bronwen Keighery: 25 years of WSWA plant surveys||Northern Subs|
Honor Venning Library
The Honor Venning Library in Perry House is open from 1 - 3 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month, with the exception of January. You are welcome to come and browse our collection of books on plants.
Excursions and Activities
Branch outing on the Saturday following each meeting.
Herbarium meetings on the 2nd Sunday of the month from 10 am.
Locally guided walks March through to November: meet at the Lesmurdie Guide Hall on the 4th Sunday of the month at 10 am. Note: Contact Lynda in advance to confirm (see the Branches page for contact details).
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Free monthly guided nature walks each month with the exception of January, approx 1 hour long, starting at 8am. See seasonal changes in plant & animal life in your bushlands.
|Date||Meeting Place and/or Activity||Contact|
|1st Saturday||Landsdale Conservation Park behind Landsdale Rd, approx 100 metres east of Evandale Rd, Darch||Phylis; phone 9349 9105|
|2nd Saturday||Koondoola Regional Bushland. Meet Koondoola Avenue opposite Burbridge Ave||David; phone 9448 9192|
|3rd Saturday||Lake Gwelup Reserve. Meet Scout Hall Carpark near tennis courts, Huntriss Road, Gwelup||Christine; phone 9447 2983|
|4th Saturday||Star Swamp Bushland. Meet Henderson Centre at end of Groat Street, North Beach||Christine; phone 9447 2983|
|5th Saturday||Trigg Bushland. Meet in carpark between St Mary's School & Millington Reserve (off Elliot Rd), Karrinyup||David; phone 9448 9192|