In September 2022, APS NSW hosted the Australian flora conference for ANPSA, focused on the past, present and future of Australian plants.
There were many outstanding speakers during the conference and a good number of these presentations were recorded and are now available on our YouTube channel.
Here is a rundown of whats available:
Monday, 12 September
Professor David Keith – the past, present and future of Australian native plants
Dr Tim Morrow – The weather forecast for Kiama, September 40,000 years ago
Dr Scott Mooney – Environmental drivers of historic climate change
Clarence Slockee – A day in the life of First Nations people thousands of years ago
Dr Lyndal Thorburn – The Eremophila Study Group – the next 50 years
Lawrie Smith – Garden Design – the past informs the present and the future!
Tuesday, 13 September, afternoon presentations
Jane Fountain – the value of ANPSA Study Groups
Catriona Bate and Phil Trickett – Filling the gaps – the Isopogon and Petrophile study group
Karlo Taliana – Eastern Banksia cultivars (Banksia Study Group)
Thursday, 15 September 2022
Costa Georgiadis – what the future holds of Australian native plants
Panel of 6 students from the Illawarra – our vision for the future – facilitiated by Costa Georgiadis
Professor David Lindenmayer – Fire, forests and biodiversity
Professor Michelle Leishman – Building resilience – from species to landscapes