Native plant sale

The Kersbrook Landcare Group volunteers grow an incredible number of native species from grasses, groundcovers, understorey plants to trees in their nursery at South Para.

The Adelaide Hills Natural Resource Centre is happy to be hosting a native plant sale on Saturday 24 June from 10 am – 12 noon for the Kersbrook Landcare Group. Most seedlings are $2.00. Yvonne and friends will be at the AHNRC to advise you.

Please bring cash (small change where possible) and some boxes or bags to carry your new plants home.

Degrading my daughter’s future

Our next guest speaker is Professor Corey Bradshaw who will challenge you with his talk – “Degrading My Daughter’s Future – global environmental decline and the fate of human society”. Bradshaw

Corey will be appearing on Tuesday June 27th starting at 7.30 pm. The cost is $5.00 or $2.00 for students. Please pay at the door.

Professor Bradshaw’s current position is Matthew Flinders Fellow in Global Ecology , School of Biological Sciences at Flinders University. His extensive research projects focus on global change ecology. His work has provided environmental policy advice around the world.

Corey’s talks and publications are always thought provoking, stirring and inspiring so don’t miss this.

George French Angas and South Australian Ethnology

portrait_young_man_2-233x300Dr Philip Jones, Senior Curator of Anthropology at the SA Museum will be speaking about George French Angas, (1822-1886), naturalist and artist. During his talk, he will make brief references to encounters with the Peramangk people whose traditional lands are primarily located in the Adelaide Hills, and also in the southern stretches of the Fleurieu Peninsula. It is happening here on May 9 2017 at  7.15 for a 7.30 start. $5 for general admission, $2 for students. Registration is essential. Phone 8390 1891 or email the Coordinator, valhunt@ahnrc.org .

Please pay at the door.

A call out to all artists

Calling all artists and crafters!

Seeking artists in any medium to enter their work in our exhibition:

“Adelaide Hills – Wild”
Artwork reflecting nature – space – life -place
Friday 18 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Craft market held on Sunday 20 August 2017
People’s Choice Award Sunday 27 August 2017

Entries close 3.00 pm Friday 4 August

No entry fee

For further information and entry forms contact:
http://www.ahc.sa.gov.au/ahc-news/Pages/Registrations-open-SALA-2017.as

Manage woody weeds

Come and discover new skills to help you manage your woody weeds at this free information session.

  • Learn about local weeds of National Significance (WoNs);
  • Bring in weed cuttings for identification by our expert; and
  • Find out about a variety of methods for effective control.

When: Tuesday 11 April 2017

Time:   7 pm – 9 pm with light refreshments

Where: Adelaide Hills Natural Resource Centre, 1 Crescent Drive, Norton Summit.

Registration essential. Please register by 7 April with Val Hunt on 8390 1891 or valhunt@ahnrc.org