Details of next Meeting 22nd April 2010
Thursday 22nd April 2010 Joanne Everson on her field trip to Yunnan
The report from the trip was entitled, "Poppies and Rhubarb" but the evening will contain very much more.
Thursday 22nd April 8pm. Perivale Community Centre. Excellent talk, refreshments, raffle and interesting chat with like minded people.
Primula dryadiflora, one of over 1000 on the species count for this trip of enthusiastic botanists. This evening is bound to be one crammed with glorious images and should certainly not be missed.
Thursday 26th November 2009
A new lecture and a new lecturer to those of us not at Kew.
"An Alpine Adventure in Val d'Aosta"
This is another in the ever popular series from Kew Professionals
"What we did on our holidays"
Once again demonstrating the tremendous dedication that the botanists from Kew have towards their vocation.
This particular lecture covers three Alpine Botanic Gardens in Val d'Aosta while on a work placement in Saussurea Alpine Botanic Garden located at 2175m on the Italian side of the Mont Blanc massif. This also takes in the natural vegetation of the Mont Blanc range and the Gran Paradiso national park and is sure to contain a wealth of vital knowledge on both the plants and their ecological communities.
Visitors Very Welcome,
join us for an enjoyable and informative evening.
Thursday 22nd October 2009
Our next lecture will be Michael Day on the "Orchids of Cyprus"
Thursday 24th September 7.45 for 8pm
Perivale Community Centre, Perivale UB6 7NP, just off the A40 by the Hoover Building(now Tesco)
Continuing our Mountain Visits
Our previous May talk was
"The Calcareous Flora of the Dolomites"
Massimiliano(Max) Calligola delivered this excellent lecture previously only heard by volunteers at Kew.
Thursday May 28th, 7.45 for 8pm
Max is a volunteer guide in Kew, whose area of specialization is Alpine plants; he comes from the Italian Dolomites (Venetian Alps)and has given lectures on Alpines for fellow guides in Kew as well as for Gardening clubs in Italy and the UK.
Last year he organized and conducted a very successful botanical trip to the Venetian Alps for other volunteer guides at Kew and is currently sharing his time between Britain(Kew) and Italy, where he is studying for a Masters on Conservation in Protected Areas.
Being also a photographer, he has a large library of images to accompany his talk.
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday evening.
"Pottering in the Pyrenees"
Mike Baker brought us a brand new Talk.
Thursday April 23rd 7.45 for 8pm
Thank you Mike, this was an excellent talk.