“The wonders of Australia’s carnivorous plants”, with Laura Skates sharing her PhD research on the nutrition and ecology of native Byblis and Drosera species, and James Fielder sharing 30 years of experience and tips on how to grow these amazing plants. Stick around to see some real life examples from James’ carnivorous plant collection!
Tickets – $5 members / $10 non-member
Annual General Meeting
The Friends of Kings Park Annual General Meeting will be held at 6pm on Thursday 15th October 2020 in the Next Gen Pavilion, Next Gen Health & Lifestyle Clubs, Kings Park.
Wine and cheese will be served prior to the AGM at 5:30pm.
At the conclusion of the AGM, our guest speaker will be Belinda Davies.
Join Dr Belinda Davis as we take a look at the orchid conservation program at Kings Park. Follow the trials and tribulations of bringing threatened orchids back from the brink of extinction: from the hustle to save Bussell’s to paying respect to the Queen.
Festival Address 2020
Josh Byrne will deliver the 2020 Festival Address
Greening cities in a changing world – the role of gardens, parks and unconventional spaces
Dr Josh Byrne is an environmental scientist with a national profile as a consultant, researcher and communicator in urban sustainability. He is well known as the WA presenter on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia program where over the past 18 years he has showcased practical approaches to sustainable gardening and urban livability.
Doors open at 5:30 pm for drinks and catering, with introductions commencing at 6.00 pm
Cost: $30 members, $35 non-members, tickets available on Trybooking