Events Archive 2017

Upcoming events including Meetings, Field Trips, Public Guided Walks, 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

Please note that field trips are automatically cancelled on Fire Ban days – check CFS website for details.

Locations of field trips are guides only as it may be necessary to change locations due to orchids being seasonal.

 

Various Weeding Activities are planned for this year

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

Feb 28 – Tuesday: 1st General Meeting of the year – Speaker: Robert Lawrence; Topic: Orchid Enhanced Ecosystems

Mar 28 – Tuesday: Annual General Meeting: – 40th Celebrations – Supper
Apr 1 – Saturday: Field Trip – TBA – midge & other Autumn Orchids
Apr 8 – Saturday: Weeding Activity Belair NP – Pterostylis cucullata – refer to Journal
Apr 25 – Tuesday: General Meeting – Speaker: Mark Bachmann;  Topic: The hydrological restoration of Glenshera Swamp, Stipiturus Conservation Park
Apr 29 – Saturday: Field Trip – TBA – Eriochilus & other Autumn Orchids – Changed to Saturday April 22
Apr 29 – Saturday: 10 am- 5 pm Australian Plant Society Autumn Sale – NOSSA stall
Apr 30 – Sunday: 10 am- 5 pm Australian Plant Society Autumn Sale – NOSSA stall
May 6 – Saturday: Weeding Activity Belair NP – Pterostylis cucullata – refer to Journal

May 20 – Saturday: Field Trip – TBA
May 23 – Tuesday: General Meeting – Speaker: Jasmine Packer; Topic: Bandicoots
Jun 3 – Saturday: Weeding Activity Belair NP – Pterostylis cucullata – refer to Journal

June 10 & 11 SAROC Fair click here for details
Jun 10 – Saturday: Field Trip – TBA Change of Date to June 17
Jun 17 – Saturday: Field Trip –TBA

Jun 27 – Tuesday: General Meeting – Speaker: Les Nesbitt; Topic: Chinese Orchids
June 25 – Saturday: Weeding Activity Brentwood – Caladenia intuta – refer to Journal
July 1- Saturday: Field Trip –Belair NP – anniversary of first field trip
July 25- Tuesday: General Meeting – Speaker: Andrew Brown (from Western Australia) Summer Orchids of WA
Aug 5 – Saturday: Field Trip 40th Anniversary re –enactment: Kyeema and Cox’s Scrub

Aug 22 – Tuesday: General Meeting – Speaker: Greg Steenbeeke (from New South Wales)
Aug 26, 27 – Weekend: Field Trip: Yorke Peninsula – Winter orchids
Sept 9 – Saturday: NOSSA Annual Spring Show – helpers required
Sept 10 – Sunday: NOSSA Annual Spring Show – helpers required

Sep 13 Wednesday: Weeding Activity – Grange Golf Course – Oligochaetochilus arenicola
Sept 23 – Saturday Field Trip – Electronet Station near Mt Bold
Sept 26 – Tuesday: General Meeting – Speaker:
Oct 2 – Monday: Holiday – Mt Lofty Bot Gardens Public Guided Tour 11 am Lower Carpark
Oct 7 Saturday: Weeding Activity Belair NP – Pterostylis cucullata – refer to Journal
Oct 11 – Wednesday: Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens 11 am Lower Carpark
Oct 14, 15 weekend : Field Trip – Upper South East Area –TBA – refer to future journals
Oct 24 – Tuesday: General Meeting – ‘Sarcochilus Show’
Oct 28 – Saturday: Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens Public Guided Tour 11 am Lower Carpark
Nov 4 – Saturday: Field Trip – TBA
Nov 28 – Tuesday: General Meeting – Christmas Breakup – Supper
Dec 2 – Saturday: Annual NOSSA BBQ – Higg’s place Myponga

Dec 9 – Saturday: Field Trip – Stipiturus – Thelymitra cyanea  Cancelled due to fire damage in the swamp. It has been decided that for the health of the swamp that it is best to not visit it but allow time for the swamp to recover.

 

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