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October 2021

Public Talk: James Smith, Education Officer at the South Australian Museum

5 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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Nest Boxes and the birds and other animals in the Adelaide area which rely on hollows for their homes This event will occur at the Plympton Community Centre, with virtual attendance also (using Zoom communications software) With the loss of habitat especially large trees there are fewer hollows available for the animals and birds who rely on these refuges to live and nest. Many councils and native reserves now provide artificial homes for these animals in the form of nest…

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November 2021

Special Public Talk event – Dr Peter McQuillan ‘Why nectar is important to butterflies and where they find it.’

4 November @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Australian Museum, North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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$25.00 – $70.00 100 tickets left

Why nectar is important to butterflies and where they find it. Nectar is the major energy source for butterflies but species differ greatly in the range of flowers they exploit. Recent research has shown that only a small range of herbs, shrubs and a few trees account for most visits. These include native daisies, teatrees and bursaria as well as certain weeds such as scabiosa and blackberry. Presented by Dr. Peter McQuillan from the University of Tasmania, this talk will…

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