Events Archive 2015

Upcoming events including MeetingsField Trips, Conservation Activities and Shows (Non-NOSSA but of interest) .

Bookings are essential for all Field Trips and Conservation Activities – see Journal for details or Contact Us

Field Trips are automatically cancelled on Fire Ban days – check CFS website for details

All Year Celebrations

  • Morialta Conservation Park Centenary  Celebrations
  • NOSSA is sponsoring one of the posters in the Silent Auction finishing in November
  • For details of posters, events and the auction click on image below

Tourist bureaux travel poster

 

Various Weeding Activities are planned for this year

  • if interested, for details of dates and locations see Journal or contact NOSSA

February 28, 2015 – Saturday

  • Field trip planning day
    • see February Journal for times and meeting place
    • Members welcome

 

February 21, 2015 – Saturday 9am to 4pm

  • NOSSA will have a stall at the Urailda Sustainability Fair
  • In the afternoon there will be a demonstration on how to re-pot terrestrial orchids

February 24, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting – first meeting for the year
  • Speaker: Thelma Bridle – Fungi of the Adelaide Hills

    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

 March 23, 2015 – Tuesday

  • Annual General Meeting
  • Speaker: Kris Kopicki (Vice President NOSSA) – Carnivorous Plants

    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

April Weeding Activity

  • if interested, for details of date and location see Journal or contact NOSSA

 April 18, 2015 – Saturday

  • Mount George Area
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Autumn Orchids

April 25, 2015 – Saturday

  • Australian Plant Society Autumn Sale – For details click here
  • NOSSA will have a stall

April 26, 2015 – Sunday

  • Australian Plant Society Autumn Sale – For details click here
  • NOSSA will have a stall

April 28, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting 
  • Speaker: Steve Walker (NRM Education Officer hosted at KESAB) – Frogs of the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges

    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

May Weeding Activity

  • if interested, for details of date and location see Journal or contact NOSSA

May 23, 2015 – Saturday

  • Between Mt Billy and Nixon Skinner Area
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Autumn Orchids

May 26, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting
  • Speaker: Jenny Guerin (Seed Bank, South Australian Seed Conservation Centre) – Collection and Banking Seeds from Threatened Orchids Species in the South East Region

    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

June Weeding Activities

  • if interested, for details of dates and locations see Journal or contact NOSSA

June 6, 2015 – Saturday 9am to 5pm

  • SAROC Orchid Fair
  • For details click here

June 7, 2015 – Sunday 10am to 4pm

  • SAROC Orchid Fair
  • For details click here

June 20, 2015 – Saturday

  • Around Kaiser Stuhl Area – Changed to Monarto & Ferries McDonald
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Winter Orchids

June 23, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting
  • Speaker: Helen Richards(ANOS Vic) – Growing Terrestrial Orchids for Conservation

    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

July 18, 2015 – Saturday

  • Morialta Conservation Park
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Winter Orchids

July 28, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting
  • Speaker:Remko Leijs – Native Bees

    • (Note change of speakers. Katja Hogendoorn, University of Adelaide, is unavailable)
    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

August 1, 2015 – Saturday

  • Surveying a site in Scott Creek Conservation Park for effects of a proscribed burn, in May, on the orchids
  • Volunteers are required to help, if interested, for bookings see Journal or contact NOSSA

August 22, 2015 – Saturday

  • Hardy Scrub/Manning Reserve
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Winter Orchids

August 25, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting
  • Speaker: John Eaton (NOSSA member) – Walking Trails

    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

September 5, 2015 – Saturday

  • An old farm scrub, Kadina (was at Ardrossan)
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Spring Orchids

September 12, 2015 – Saturday

  • Bassnett Road Area
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Spring Orchids

September 19 – Saturday

  • Morialta Conservation Park Bio Blitz
  • NOSSA will have a display and assisting with orchid identification
  • For details – click here

September 19, 2015 – Saturday

  • Annual Spring Show
    St Bernadette’s Hall, South Road, St Marys.

September 20, 2015 – Sunday

  • Annual Spring Show
    St Bernadette’s Hall, South Road, St Marys

September 22, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting
  • Growers Session
    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

September 26, 2015 – Saturday

  • Sandy Creek Conservation Park
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Spring Orchids

September 30, 2015 – Wednesday

  • Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens
    • Guided tour available open to the public

      • Time: 11am
      • Meeting Place: Lower Carpark

October Weeding Activity

  • if interested, for details of date and location see Journal or contact NOSSA

October 5, 2015 – Monday Public Holiday

  • Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens
    • Guided tour available open to the public

      • Time: 11am
      • Meeting Place: Lower Carpark

October 10, 2015 – Saturday

  • Australian Plant Society Autumn Sale – For details click here
  • NOSSA will have a stall

October 11, 2015 – Sunday

  • Australian Plant Society Autumn Sale – For details click here
  • NOSSA will have a stall

October 24, 2015 – Saturday

  • Belair Recreational Park
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Spring Orchids

October 27, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting
  • Speaker: Les Nesbitt – Sarcochilus
  • Sarcochilus Show
    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome

 

October 31, 2015 – Saturday  CANCELLED

  • Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens
    • Guided tour available open to the public

      • Time: 11am
      • Meeting Place: Lower Carpark

November 21, 2015 – Saturday  CANCELLED

  • Scott Creek Conservation Park
    • To book, contact Fieldtrip Co-ordinator (see Journal for details)
    • Spring/Summer Orchids

November 24, 2015 – Tuesday

  • General Meeting
  • Speaker: Paul Betrame and Kildare College Student – Fungi and growing terrestrial orchids
  • Christmas Supper

    • 8.00pm at St Matthews Hall, Bridge Street, Kensington
    • Growing Orchid forum ~ 7.15pm to 7.45pm
    • Doors open at 7.15pm to allow members access to the library
    • Visitors welcome
    • (Note there will be no Annual Auction this year)

 

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