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March 2021

Public Talk – Professor Simon Goldsworthy, Principal Scientist at SARDI

2 March @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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Australian sea lions. An iconic and endangered South Australian mammal This event will occur at the Plympton Community Centre, with virtual attendance also (using Zoom communications software) Simon Goldsworthy As Principal Scientist at the South Australian Research and Development Institute's Aquatic Sciences Centre, in Adelaide, Professor Simon Goldsworthy heads the Ecosystem Effects of Fishing and Aquaculture program. His group undertakes research to support the ecologically sustainable development of South Australia’s seafood industry. This includes assessing and mitigating interactions with protected…

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Visit to the habitat of the Chequered Copper (Lucia limbaria) butterfly

28 March @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Pakapakanthi/Victoria Park, East Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Visit by Rotary Adelaide Clubs and BCSA members to the Chequered Copper Butterfly site at Pakapakanthi/Victoria Park. This will be an opportunity to see the habitat of a large population of the Chequered Copper (Lucia limbaria) butterfly in a grassy woodland, in the middle of one of the City of Adelaide’s largest parklands. There are some adults and lots of eggs and caterpillars around at the moment. No guarantees, but you need to be there to see them. Park cars…

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April 2021

Public Talk – Presenter Dr. John Patterson retired nuclear, radiation and medical physicist

6 April @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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Energy and alternatives This event will occur at the Plympton Community Centre, with virtual attendance also (using Zoom communications software)   Dr John Patterson is a retired nuclear, radiation and medical physicist, who has worked overseas, and at the University of Adelaide and RAH Cancer Care Centre.  His hobbies are understanding our electricity prices, and also the contributions of Sir William and Sir Lawrence Bragg to X-ray structural analysis. Although there is now general agreement that renewables are the cheapest…

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May 2021

Public Talk – Presenter Dr Professor Adrian Linacre from Flinders University

4 May @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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Finding DNA Where does your DNA come from? This event will occur at the Plympton Community Centre, with virtual attendance also (using Zoom communications software) Adrian Linacre Professor Adrian Linacre graduated with a 2.1 honours degree in Zoology from the University of Edinburgh in 1984 and then completed a PhD (D.Phil.) in Molecular Genetics from Sussex university in 1988. He was employed as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sussex from 1988 to 1994 before taking up a lectureship in Forensic…

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June 2021

Public Talk – David Jarman, Marion resident and former member of the Oaklands Wetlands committee

1 June @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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Wetlands of the Sturt River This event will occur at the Plympton Community Centre, with virtual attendance also (using Zoom communications software) Marion resident and former member of the Oaklands Wetlands committee, David Jarman will provide an overview of the Warraparinga, Morphetteville Race Course and Oaklands wetlands. Correctly designed and managed, wetlands perform a great contribution to our way of life. Water is becoming our most precious resource and David is concerned that in the future our focus will not…

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July 2021

Public Talk: Dr. Matthew Shaw from the South Australian Museum

6 July @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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Mites This event will occur at the Plympton Community Centre, with virtual attendance also (using Zoom communications software) Dr. Matthew Shaw from the South Australian Museum will provide an insight into the mini world of mites and their contribution to composting vegetable matter into soil. Multitudes of Mites Dr Matt Shaw was led to mites whilst looking for animal groups that are underappreciated, diverse, and have important roles in ecosystems. Mites are one of the most diverse animal groups on…

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August 2021

Public Talk: Morphology of Lepidoptera and ‘The Butterflies Australia Project’

3 August @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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  This event may occur at the Plympton Community Centre, with virtual attendance also (using Zoom communications software). Closer to the event, we will advise members if we need to be totally online on Zoom, given the uncertainty of the COVID lockdown. This is our current working schedule. 1830 Welcome 1835-1845 Mike Moore – Morphology of Lepidoptera 1845- 1930 Chris Sanderson ANU ‘The Butterflies Australia Project’. 1945 Close   Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83472945369?pwd=WlhmSnpGQkJ4cTlybzJzZzV4QzZ4UT09 Meeting ID: 834 7294 5369 Passcode: 559320…

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BCSA National Science Week Webinar – Nymphalidae

18 August @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ZOOM virtual meeting Adelaide, Australia

Butterfly Conservation SA's National Science Week webinar this year focuses on aspects of the Nymphalidae Family   Professor Mike Kearney (Melbourne university) talks about research into the lifecycle of Heteronympha merope (the Common Brown butterfly) and understanding responses to climate variability and change. Professor Mike Kearney’s university profile page You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Aug 18, 2021 06:30 PM Adelaide   Register in advance for this meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpcuqppzkrEtdpey3gViqh--IPY4jvtwlD   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email…

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September 2021

BCSA AGM and Public Talk: John Fargher, of the Yundi Nature Conservancy

7 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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6.30pm BCSA AGM The AGM will be an important opportunity for members to hear a review of the 2020-21 financial year and the activities that the association has addressed over the last 12 months. Nominations are welcome for the Management Committee and whilst many of the team are continuing there are several vacancies. Supper will be available and it will be a good opportunity to network with fellow members. 7.00pm Public Talk: John Fargher, of the Yundi Nature Conservancy The…

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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 which rely on these refuges to live and nest. Many councils, nature reserves, and individuals now provide artificial homes in the form of nest boxes. James Smith, Education…

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