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Talks for 2015

Date Speaker and subject Branch
Feb 5 Christine Allen: Back from the brink of extinction - the conservation of 2 endangered plant species in the Stirling Range region Murdoch
Feb 10 Mark Brundrett: Diversity and pollination ecology of WA orchids Perth
Feb 12 Dr Jen Francis: Attracting frogs to the garden Armadale
Feb 17 AGM Albany
Feb 24 Allen Lowrie: Carnivorous plants of Australia Northern Subs
Feb 27 BYO BBQ night with speaker Kevin Theile (head of WA Herbarium): Species,taxonomy,genomics you - a guide for the perplexed Eastern Hills
Mar 5 Lyn Abbott: Soils biology for Australian plants Murdoch
Mar 10 Greg Keighery: WA's biogeographic wildflower regions Perth
Mar 24 Kristina Lemson, ECU: Ericaceae Northern Subs
Mar 27 Judith Harvey: Western woodlands Eastern Hills
Apr 9 Eric McCrum: Fungi Murdoch
Apr 14 Lynne Milne: Fossil plant history of Southwest WA Perth
Apr 28 Paul Doughty, WA Museum: Frogs in Perth Northern Subs
May 7 Sue Dempster: Landscaping Murdoch
May 12 Margaret Langley: Little Sandy Desert Perth
May 26 Hazel Dempster, Sally Page & Jeff Mountstephen: Red trees at Ant Hill Northern Subs
Jun 4 Member's night Murdoch
Jun 9 Bob Dixon - Everlasting in the bush and in your own backyard Perth
Jun 23 Northern Suburbs 30th Anniversary - member's memories of 30 years Northern Subs
Jul 28 Andy Young: Tiny moth pollinators of Boronias & Leucopogons 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.

Darling Range

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).

Eastern Hills

Annual Mother's Day plant sale: Saturday May 9

Northern Suburbs

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