Activities

GROUP PROGRAM
  Blue Mountains Group has a varied program. Unless otherwise advised all meetings and activities are held in the Information Centre, Glenbrook Native Plants Reserve, Great Western Highway, Glenbrook.


Activities are definite except where indicated otherwise.


Saturday 5 January Trip to Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens. Leader: Alix Goodwin

  If you would like to car pool, please meet at the Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve at 9.00am. Otherwise we will see you at around 10.15am at the entrance to the Gardens. Please bring all the usual gear - morning tea, lunch, water, sunscreen, hat, camera and binoculars. It may well be cooler up there than down here on the day and there is the restaurant if you prefer, but it is often crowded.

Saturday 2 February 2019 10am Annual General Meeting

  The AGM will be followed by a Big Morning Tea (bring a plate) and get-together. Please join us for a natter and a walk in the Reserve.

Sunday 9 February 10 am Committee Meeting

  All members welcome

Sunday 3 March 9 am - noon Clean-up Australia Day

  Meet and register at the entrance to the Reserve

Saturday 30 March 9 am - noon Working Bee at the Reserve followed by a BBQ Llunch

  Please help if you possibly can.

Friday 5 April 8 pm Meeting at the Reserve

  Professor David Tissue from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, WSU will speak on the impact of climate change on Australian native vegetation

Saturday 27 April 9 am - noon Working Bee at the Reserve followed by a BBQ Llunch

  Please help if you possibly can.

Saturday 11 May 10 am Committee Meeting

All members welcome

Saturday 18 May APS NSW quarterly meeting and AGM May 10 am - 4 pm

  Program:
    - 10 am Walk in Reserve (led by Dick Turner)
    - 10 am Walk part of Pippa’s Pass (led by Jim Ward)
    - 10 am Nursery open (Phil Bendall)
    - 12:30-13:00 NSW AGM (Blaxland Hall)
    - 13:00 Speaker Greg Bourke on carnivorous plants (Blaxland Hall)
    - Sale of carnivorous plants and afternoon tea

Sunday 2 June Trip to Mt. Annan Botanical Garden

    A community bus has been booked. Meet at the Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve for a 9 am departure.k Native Plant Reserve for a 9 am departure. Please ring 47536200 (Jim Plummer) and leave a message by Friday to book a seat on the bus.

Sunday 7 July 2017 Garden visits at Lapstone

  Meet 9 am at Dick Turner's 24 Hume Road, Lapstone

Saturday 13 July Illawarra Grevillea Park

Meet at the Glenbrook Native Reserve at 8.30am to carpool and drive to rear of Bulli Showground, Princes Highway, Bulli. $5 entry. Tour at 11am. Lots of natives for sale, including grafted grevilleas, eremophilas and pimeleas. Please ring or txt 0438 650 630 if you are willing to carpool indicating how many spaces you have available.

Weekend 2-4 August Weekend Away

This will be in the Southern Highlands and is now fully booked.

Saturday August 24:
  Committee Meeting 9 am (All members welcome)
  Working Bee 10 am for Spring Show


Friday 6 September 10 am

  Set up Reserve and nursery for the Spring Show

Saturday 7 September & Sunday 8 September Spring Show

  10 am - 4 pm in the Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve

Sunday 29 September – 4 October - ANPSA Conference, Albany, WA


Sunday 13 October Propagation Workshopand Garden Visit

  This will be at Jan Cave's place. Jan propagates many plants for the nuersery.

Sunday 3 November Mt Wilson Road

  10 am A walk to view wildflowers

Saturday 9 November Glenbrook Fair Stall

  Commencing 8 am

Saturday 23 November 10 am Committee Meeting

All members welcome

Friday 6 December Christmas Barbecue

  Consult the newsletter for details