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April 2017

Public Talk – Erinn Fagan-Jeffries

4 April @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave
Black Forest, SA 5035 Australia
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“Parasitisation of Moths and Butterflies” Join PhD student Erinn Fagan-Jeffries on a journey into the weird world of the wasp and fly parasitoids of moths and butterflies – who are these parasites? How do they do it? Why do we need them? How can you be part of her citizen science project? Come along and find out! Bus route W91/W90: stop 10. Noarlunga Train service: Clarence Park Station. Glenelg Tram: Forestville stop 4, 9min walk south. Entry by donation (minimum…

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May 2017

Public Talk – Neville Bonney

2 May @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave
Black Forest, SA 5035 Australia
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Edible Wild Native Plants for Southern Australia, Knowing, Growing, Eating. Neville Bonney is the author of this wonderful book and during his talk he will show samples of plants suitable for growing in your garden. Bus route W91/W90: stop 10. Noarlunga Train service: Clarence Park Station. Glenelg Tram: Forestville stop 4, 9min walk south. Entry by donation (minimum of $2). Bookings not required Please bring supper to share, tea/coffee will be supplied. Meetings should conclude by 8.30pm. At the start…

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Bringing back the Yellowish Sedge-skipper (Hesperilla flavescens)

18 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St Kilda Progress Assoc. Hall, 2 Beach Road,
St Kilda, , SA 5110 Australia
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A free public presentation about reintroducing a species, restoring an ecosystem and communities working together When: (two options) Thursday 18 May, 6 pm - 8 pm Sunday 21 May, 2 pm - 4 pm Where: St Kilda Progress Assoc. Hall 2 Beach Road, St Kilda, SA RSVP by 12 May 2017 Enquiries and confirmation 0406 226 296 chris.butcher@ncssa.asn.au Bringing back the Yellowish Sedge-skipper butterfly to the northern Adelaide coastal plains A species of butterfly, Hesperilla flavescens (Yellowish Sedge-skipper), used to…

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Bringing back the Yellowish Sedge-skipper (Hesperilla flavescens)

21 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Kilda Progress Assoc. Hall, 2 Beach Road,
St Kilda, , SA 5110 Australia
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A free public presentation about reintroducing a species, restoring an ecosystem and communities working together When: (two options) Thursday 18 May, 6 pm - 8 pm Sunday 21 May, 2 pm - 4 pm Where: St Kilda Progress Assoc. Hall 2 Beach Road, St Kilda, SA RSVP by 12 May 2017 Enquiries and confirmation 0406 226 296 chris.butcher@ncssa.asn.au Bringing back the Yellowish Sedge-skipper butterfly to the northern Adelaide coastal plains A species of butterfly, Hesperilla flavescens (Yellowish Sedge-skipper), used to…

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June 2017

Public Talk – Mike Gemmell, SA Museum

6 June @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave
Black Forest, SA 5035 Australia
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Pollination Many different insect groups and some animals (not just bees) have a major role in pollinating plants. Mike Gemmell from the SA Museum Discovery Centre will explore ways each of these groups perform this very important task. Bus route W91/W90: stop 10. Noarlunga Train service: Clarence Park Station. Glenelg Tram: Forestville stop 4, 9min walk south. Entry by donation (minimum of $2). Bookings not required Please bring supper to share, tea/coffee will be supplied. Meetings should conclude by 8.30pm.…

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July 2017

Public Talk – Martin O’Leary, Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium

4 July @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave
Black Forest, SA 5035 Australia
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Acacias and some close relatives Martin O’Leary from the State Herbarium of SA will show some historic and more recent collections of Acacias and their relatives from South Australia and Cape York, and discuss aspects of their distribution, taxonomy and ethnobotany. Bus route W91/W90: stop 10. Noarlunga Train service: Clarence Park Station. Glenelg Tram: Forestville stop 4, 9min walk south. Entry by donation (minimum of $2). Bookings not required Please bring supper to share, tea/coffee will be supplied. Meetings should…

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August 2017

BCSA AGM

1 August @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave
Black Forest, SA 5035 Australia
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AGM followed by public talk at 7.00 by Dr David Paton

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Public Talk – Dr David Paton

1 August @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave
Black Forest, SA 5035 Australia
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Changes in the distribution and abundance of birds in the Adelaide region over the last 30 years David will show distribution changes of birds between the mid-1980s to the mid 2010’s for the Adelaide region. Although a few species have increased in distribution most have continued to decline. David will offer explanations for some of these changes but the message is clear, species of birds continue to disappear from our landscapes and we seem unable or unwilling to prevent them.…

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September 2017

Public Talk – Sophie Thomson

5 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Peter Claver Hall, 8 Stuart Rd
Dulwich, SA 5065 Australia
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Spring into your garden presented by Sophie Thomson from ABC Gardening Australia. Sophie is a strong advocate for sustainable gardening practices, growing organic food, cooking from the home garden and creating backyards where kids can play and develop a connection with nature. NOTE different venue - St Peter Claver Hall, Stuart Road, Dulwich. Entry by donation (minimum of $2). Bookings not required Please bring supper to share, tea/coffee will be supplied. Meetings should conclude by 8.30pm. At the start of…

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October 2017

Public Talk – Liam Crook

3 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave
Black Forest, SA 5035 Australia
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Managing remnants of the Black Forest Learn how Adelaide City Council’s Biodiversity Team is protecting and enhancing a small remnant portion of what once was the Black Forest, a Grey Box, SA Blue Gum and grassy woodland, in Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi. Bus route W91/W90: stop 10. Noarlunga Train service: Clarence Park Station. Glenelg Tram: Forestville stop 4, 9min walk south. Entry by donation (minimum of $2). Bookings not required Please bring supper to share, tea/coffee will be supplied. Meetings should conclude…

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