Unless otherwise stated, business meetings and talks are held at 7.30pm in the St Francis of Assisi Church Hall, 833 Main South Rd, Clarence Gardens (just south of South Rd overpass on eastern side). Enter car park via Dinwoodie Ave. Those travelling from the south will need to do a U-turn under the overpass.
A small plate of supper at business meetings and talks is appreciated. Tea and coffee are supplied. Business meetings are primarily committee meetings, but non-committee members are very welcome to attend.
|January 16th||AGM and planning for 2017, with a shared meal|
|February 20th||Business meeting|
|March 20th||Talk by Jenny Guerin from Seedbank of SA|
|April 9th||Visit to a property in the Tothill Ranges|
|May 22nd||Business meeting|
|June 24th||Field Trip to Glenburnie
Visit to a member's property near Para Wirra Conservation Park
|July 17th||Talk by Greg Johnstone on managing private reserves for conservation|
|August 3rd||90-minute guided gentle stroll through the Living Kuarna Cultural Centre (Warriparinga) 10.30-12 noon to learn about the history and significance of Warriparinga. Please meet at the Cultural Centre, Warriparinga Way, off Sturt Road, near the corner of Marion and Sturt Roads. Bring lunch and a chair for a picnic lunch on the lawns afterwards. Cost $11.25 (conc. Including seniors), $21.50 adults.|
|August 21st||Business meeting
Including a short presentation by Robert Sirocco about the native parasitic vine (Cassytha pubescens) as a novel bio-control for major shrubby weeds such as blackberry, gorse, boneseed and scotch broom
|September 17th-21st||Extended Field Trip to the Murraylands
Self-catering trip to visit members properties in the Murralylands mallee. Exact dates and details to be finalised shortly. Some members bring their caravan or a tent, others stay in local hotels.
|October 16th||Talk by Phil Cramond on the biological control of weeds|
|November 20th||Business meeting|
|December 10th||Christmas party at a member's house TBA|
|January 15th (2018)||AGM and planning for 2018, with a shared meal|