Events

Native Plants Sunshine Coast Meetings, Excursions and Local Events

Enquiries:  lpw3@bigpond.com or 5429 6845.

Please contact Events Management if you have anything to contribute to this calendar.

Notable events we presented or participated in during 2019 were:

World Environment day – NPSC and Birdlife Sunshine Coast at Maroochydore Rotary Park, Cotton Tree.
  The Living Backyard area at the Queensland Garden Expo, Nambour.
Spring Flower Show and Plant Market, Mt.Coot-tha. Wildflower Spectacle & Plants Market.
Propagation workshop, Brush Turkey Enterprises, 468 Reesville Road, Maleny.
September /October: ANPSA Conference, Albany WA http://www.wildflowersocietywa.org.au/event/anpsa

Meetings, Excursions and Local Events During  2020

* Annual General Meeting at Brush Turkey Enterprises, Maleny.

          Office Bearers elected for the year were:
        President:      Spencer Shaw          Secretary:      Karen Shaw           
       Treasurer:     Joan Abercrombie Events Manager:          Marie Livingstone           
       Newsletter Editor:      Wendy Johnston         Webmaster:         John Dillon

* Guided walk through Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens, Tanawha with Friends of the Garden.

* Guided walk through private Land for Wildlife property, Maleny (a return visit by popular request).

* Guided walk in the Marcus High Dunes section of Noosa National Park,  focussed on whether the dunes were effected by the recent bush fires and their response to recent rain.

        *Excursion to Bobbie Sattler Nature Refuge, Pierce Avenue, West Caloundra. 

2021:    Scheduled Events

Sunday 14th February 2021 at 10:00am. Annual General Meeting at Brush Turkey Enterprises, 468 Reesville Road, Maleny.  Presentation by Eric Anderson on the history of the Bimblebox Nature Refuge. ( Byo morning tea, cups, cutlery, seating and please do not come if feeling unwell). Numbers restricted. Hand sanitiser provided. RSVP and Enquiries: lpw3@bigpond.com or 5429 6845.

Sunday 14th March 2021 at 9:00am. Hinterland Business Centre, 38a Coral Street, Maleny (next to Barung Landcare office).       Presentations:                                      Mike Donovan, author and photographer, on Frogs of the S.C. region.      Ian McMaster on “Invertebrates – the other 99% – local animals with interesting stories”.

Enquiries:  lpw3@bigpond.com or 5429 6845.   BYO morning tea, cup, cutlery, plate.  Covid regulations apply, numbers are restricted and please do not come if you are feeling unwell.   RSVP required.

 

Sun. 11th  April 2021 at 8.00am.  Excursion.  University of the Sunshine Coast. Heath Translocation Site (Compensatory Habitat Project). Spencer Shaw will be our guide.

Meet at free U.S.C. car park Sippy Downs Drive, then turn into Olympic Way, follow signs to car park 12B.  BYO morning tea and seating.  RSVP and inquiries to lpw3@bigpond.com or 5429 6845.