CHS Winter Speaker Series

Our Living Landscape 2018: Native Plant Regeneration 

Four highly qualified and experienced speakers presented this series of stimulating talks which culminated in the M J Barnett Memorial Lecture on Thursday 16 August 2018.


GREG BYRNES
A Biota Node in the Backyard – Native plant regeneration in the urban landscape
Thursday 14 June 2018


KEITH BRIDEN
Wilding Conifers – Landscape scale weeding
Thursday 12 July 2018


STEVE BUSH
Trees for Canterbury, More than just a nursery for plants!
Steve spoke on what Trees for Canterbury have done and where they are at today, including what they do other than just growing native plants. www.treesforcanterbury.org.nz
For those of you who missed his talk you can listen to the podcast here


MJ BARNETT MEMORIAL LECTURE
Jason Butt
Don’t Panic! It’s Only Nature
The regeneration of ecosystems – a Canterbury perspective.
Thursday 16 August 7pm



OUR LIVING LANDSCAPE 2017: Origins – Where Did I Come From?

SALLY ALLISON
Heritage Roses – history, literature and modern developments
In 2016 Sally received the NZ Rose Society Award and the World Rose Society Award which was presented at the World Rose Conference at Lyon France.
Thursday 11 May 7pm

KRYSTINA HILL
Heritage fruit trees – history, literature and modern developments
Krystina has been studying heritage fruit trees for fifteen years, and has established and now co-ordinates the Heritage Fruit Archive group since 2009.
Thursday 8 June 7pm

DAVID ADAMS
Bulbs – history, literature and modern developments
David Adams is a Life Member and former President of the National Daffodil Society with an International recognition in daffodil culture and breeding.
Thursday 13 July 7pm

MJ BARNETT MEMORIAL LECTURE

GARY HOULISTON
Threatened plant species – history, literature and modern developments
Dr Gary Houliston graduated with a PhD in Botany from the University of Canterbury in 2003. He has recently taken on the leadership of the Enhancing Biodiversity Research Portfolio at Landcare Research, and will also provide a brief overview of the range of work in this area.
Thursday 10 August 7pm

 

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