Fern Study Group

Adiantum hispidulum


Information on upcoming Study Group activities will be posted here from time to time. Please check back regularly to see if any activities are planned for your area.

South-east Queensland:

Meetings and excursions start at 9:30 am on the first Sunday of the month unless otherwise advised.

  • Sunday, 6th May, 2018. Meet at 9:30am at Claire & Don Shackel's residence, Upper Mt Gravatt for a discussion on Lastreopsis and another look at Claire's fern propagation efforts.
  • Sunday, 3rd June, 2018. Cascades Walk, Upper Currumbin Creek, in the Gold Coast hinterland.
  • Sunday, 1st July, 2018. Meet at 9:30am at Helen Jeremy's residence, Bardon, with a fall-back alternative to visit the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens if Helen is unable to host the meeting. Topic to be advised, but to include planning for Sept to February events.
  • Sunday, 5th August, 2018. Mary Cairncross Park, via Maleny, Blackall Range (chance to see Romnalda strobilacea, a rare relative of Lomandra, and filmy fern Crepidomanes vitiense)

Sydney and surrounds, NSW:

Meetings and excursions start at about 10:30 am on the third Saturday of the month unless otherwise advised.

  • Saturday, 19th May, 2018. Meet from about 10.30 am for 11 am start at Steve Lamont's residence at Castle Cove.
  • Saturday, 16th June, 2018. Meet from about 10.30 am at Stoney Range Botanic Garden (Flora Reserve) at 810 Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Saturday 21st July 2018. Meet from about 11 am at the home of Natalie & John at Willoughby. We will attempt to study aquatic ferns e.g. Marsilea, Isoetes, Ceratopteris, perhaps also emergent semi aquatics such as Acrostichum.

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