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2004

16.08.2004

  • Garden report
  • Eremophila Festival - Preparations
  • Horst Weber, "The website of the AALBG"
30.06.2004
07.05.2004
  • Garden report
  • Book Donation for AALBG by Noel Lothian
  • Friends of Botanic Garden Conference Canberra 2004
  • Meet Drago - Assistant Garden Guide
  • Drought Survivors
24.02.2004
  • Garden report
  • Dr. Phil Ainsley, Germplasm Research Station
  • Profile: Fay Pool
  • Field Trip: Northern Flinders Ranges
  • Field Trip: Anangu PitjantjatjaraLands in the north west of South Australia
  • Mintabie plants
2003
12.11.2003
  • Garden report
  • Roger Gmund, Chairman of Butterfly Conservation South Australia
    "Butterflies, Habitats and Caterpillar Food-plants in the Port Augusta Area”
  • Gardener Profile: Jim Martin
  • Profile: Denis Dobson
  • Flower of the month: Prostanthera striatiflora, Jockey's Cap
23.09.2003
  • Garden report
  • Nick Bailey, National Parks and Wildlife, Senior Resource Protection Officer/Investigator
  • AGM: New Committee
  • President's report
05.08.2003
  • Garden report
  • Steve Forbes, Director of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide
  • Spiny Daisy coming home
  • Ochre Dreaming
  • Inaugural Congress 2003
  • Weather Data 1996 - 2002
28.04.2003
  • Garden report
  • Wirrabarra Forest trip
  • Mount Isa Botanic Garden proposal
  • International Wood Collectors Society
24.02.2003
  • Garden report
  • Sandy Gunter, consultant for Rural Solutions,
    monitoring of vegetation and land condition, plant identification,
    Rangelands Action project
  • AALBG Board disbanded
  • The Oxford companion to Australian Garden

2002

20.11.2002
  • Garden report
  • Guest speaker: Brian Powell
  • Opening of Regional Plantings by Federal member for the Grey, Barry Wakelin
  • The Oxford Companion to Australian Gardens
29.09.2002
  • Garden report
  • Guest speaker: The Hon Barry Wakelin MHR
  • Eremophila Brochure
  • Eremophila Festival
  • Regional Plantings Brochure
22.07.2002
  • Garden report
  • Guest speaker: Colin Jennings, active member of the Australian Plants Society
  • Australian Network for Plant Conservation
  • Robert Brown Panel
17.05.2002
  • Garden report
  • Guest speaker: Dr. Lance McCarthy: "Influential Scientific Publications from Matthew FIinders’ Voyage to Terra Australis"
26.02.2002
  • Garden report
  • Encounter 2002 Port Augusta
  • Guest speaker: Rosemary Pedler (Presentation on her Gibson Desert trip)

2001

01.11.2001
  • Garden report
  • Guest speaker: Ronda Hall (Pinery Nursery)
27.06.2001
  • Garden report
  • Every drop counts
  • Guest speaker: Pam Catcheside (expert on fungi)
  • Roxby Downs, Andamooka Tour (August 2001)
16.05.2001
  • Garden report
  • Guest speaker in March: Howard Morgan (exchange ranger from UK)
  • Guest speakers in April: Prof. Dr. Ursula Ewald, Heidelberg University, Germany
26.02.2001
  • Garden report
  • Bird Observer's Club of Australia, Port Augusta Group - Programme 2001
  • Book Launch "The Fence is Down"

2000

06.11.2000
  • Garden report
  • Letter from NZ
27.09.2000
  • Guest speaker: Neville Bonney, Manager of Field Operations with Greening Australia
  • Eremophila Festival
  • President's Report

21.07.2000

  • Guest speaker: Michael Wigg, National Parks Ranger (South Flinders District)
  • AALBG Progress report
  • Seed balls to grow - and to throw

21.05.2000

  • Guest speaker: Peter Langdon, local bird artist and authority on birds
  • Building works: propagation house
  • AALBG progress report

18.02.2000

  • Guest speaker: Noel Lothian, former director of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide
  • Bird Hide
  • Screened lunch shelter

1999

08.11.1999

  • AALBG progress report
  • Educational programme features AALBG
  • WMC Limited funds another garden project

19.08.1999

  • Election
  • Volunteer Tour Guides
  • AALBG progress report
  • Guest Speaker Martin O'Leary
  • Seed collection trip
  • FAALBG President's report

29.06.1999

  • Guest speaker Katherine Moseby 
  •  AALBG progress report
  • Friends logo batches
11.05.1999
  • Guest speaker Brenton Zubrinich
  • AALBG progress report
  • Arid Lands Donation (SA branch of the Order of Australia)
  • State Flora nurseries
01.03.1999
  • Bird Watering Pool
  • Centenery of Federation Funding
  • AALBG progress report
  • Information signs in garden
  • Garden guides

1998

5.11.1998

  • Guest speaker: Dean Nicolle (Flinders University)
  • Eremophila Festival
  • Port Augusta Bird Society

09.09.1998

  • Eremophila Festival (details)
  • New Committee

15.07.1998

  • Official opening of the Herbarium
  • Professor Dr. Ursula Ewald
  • Alice Springs Desert Park Work Experience (Bernie Haase)

1997

14.07.1997

 

  • Guest speakers: Rod and Helen Martin
  • Election Issues
 

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