Past Events




What:  Tolosa Community Nursery - Volunteer Positions Available
When:  Thursday, 30 June 2016, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where:  Tolosa Community Nursery
Directions:  within Tolosa Park, Tolosa Street, Glenorchy (signposted from within main gates)
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Notes:  Understorey Network members are welcome to volunteer on any Monday at the nursery and depending on the time of year do varied tasks from taking cuttings, sowing seed, pricking out seedlings, potting on plants, weeding and garden maintenance. It is also a great social activity as well and a great opportunity to learn more about Tasmanian native plants and how to grow them.
Contact:  If you are interested in volunteering at the nursery, please contact Oliver on 0407 352 479 or oliver@understorey-network.org.au



What:  Understorey Network AGM
When:  Saturday, 26 September 2015, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where:  Banksia Room, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart
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What:  Propagation Workshop
When:  Sunday, 23 August 2015, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  Dilston Hall, John Lees Drive, Dilston
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Bring:  secateurs, old seedling punnets and ice cream containers
Notes:  How to propagate Tasmanian plants from seeds and cuttings
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  World Heritage Working Bee
When:  Sunday, 24 May 2015, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where:  Florentine Valley
Directions:  Meeting in Hobart for carpooling
Bring:  Bring: Gardening gloves, lunch, clothes for wet and cold and hot weather (the site is over 600 m elevation, on the slopes of Wylds Craig in the west of Tasmania).
Notes:  Activity: Transplant myrtle and leatherwood seedlings growing at the edge of the road, out into the coupe, to speed up the return of the rainforest
Contact:  Numbers are limited! Please RSVP by Friday 1st May, to Christine.Corbett@et.org.au or ph; 0447 299 334. Let us know whether you can provide an AWD or 4WD vehicle This project is supported for car pooling, or you wish to get a lift.



What:  White Gum Regeneration Trial Field Day
When:  Friday, 24 April 2015, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  North Bruny Island
Directions:  Meet on the 9:30am ferry from Kettering
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Notes:  Find out more about how this long term study is progressing and how to look after eucalypt woodland.
Contact:  Contact Oliver Strutt for more information or to rsvp. oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 0407 352 479



What:  Native Plant Sale - Fundraiser
When:  Saturday, 11 April 2015, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Where:  Tolosa Community Nursery
Directions:  within Tolosa Park, Tolosa Street, Glenorchy (signposted from within main gates)
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Notes:  Huge range of Tasmanian native plants available in tubestock or 6 inch pots. Species include: bottle brushes tea trees paper barks Eucalypts/gum trees blackwoods wattles ground covers grasses correas westringia and much, much more Tubestock: $2 each or 3 for $5 6 inch pots $5 Cheaper prices can be negotiated for bigger orders (thousands available) This is a fundraiser for our not-for-profit community nursery and all plants have been grown by volunteers and people with disabilities.
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What:  Understorey Network AGM
When:  Saturday, 19 October 2013, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where:  Riverview Room, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart
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Notes:  Guest speakers will be Jean Taylor and Prof David Bowman
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What:  Propagation Workshop
When:  Saturday, 5 October 2013, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  Peace Garden, Northern Suburbs Community Centre, Ravenswood
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Notes:  How to propagate Tasmanian plants from seeds and cuttings (Also depot day for Northern growers)
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  Propagation Workshop
When:  Saturday, 28 September 2013, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  Tolosa Community Nursery, Tolosa Park, Glenorchy
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Notes:  How to propagate Tasmanian plants from seeds and cuttings (Also depot day for Southern growers)
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  Native Plant Workshop - Nicholls Rivulet
When:  Sunday, 26 May 2013, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  The Living History Museum of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Directions:  On the corner of Nicholls Rivulet Rd and Cross Rd
Bring:  Note book, old seedling punnets and ice cream containers if you have them.
Notes:  South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation (SETAC) and The Understorey Network are hosting a free workshop on Tasmanian native plants and how to propagate them from seed or cuttings for use in revegetation projects or native gardens. Topics include plant identification, seed collecting, when and how to propagate using different methods. People can propagate some plants to take home. Morning tea provided.
Contact:  Oliver Strutt (Coordinator USN) 62344286.



What:  Native Plant Workshop - Dunalley
When:  Thursday, 23 May 2013, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where:  Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House
Directions:  172 Arthur Highway, Dunalley
Bring:  Note book, old seedling punnets and ice cream containers if you have them.
Notes:  Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House and The Understorey Network are hosting a free workshop on Tasmanian native plants and how to propagate them from seed or cuttings for use in revegetation projects or native gardens. Topics include plant identification, seed collecting, when and how to propagate using different methods. People can propagate some plants to take home. Morning tea provided.
Contact:  Contact Oliver Strutt (Coordinator USN) 62344286.



What:  Native Plant Sale
When:  Saturday, 20 April 2013, from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm
Where:  Native Plant Nursery and Community Garden
Directions:  Tolosa Park (western end) Tolosa Street, Glenorchy.
Bring:  Money, as there is no EFTPOS machine.
Notes:  A large range of Tasmanian native trees, shrubs and grasses available for sale at cheap prices.
Contact:  Contact Oliver Strutt (Coordinator USN) 62344286.



What:  Native Plant Workshops
When:  Sunday, 14 April 2013, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where:  Workshop 1: Blythe Heads Meet at Heybridge Hall, Sice Ave, 11am to 12pm. Workshop 2: RESEED Centre 30 King Edward St, Penguin, 12:45pm to 2:30pm
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Bring:  Hat, sunscreen and old seedling punnets and ice cream containers if you have them
Notes:  Workshop 1: Come for a walk and learn how to identify Tasmanian native plants and collect seed and cuttings from a range of species. Workshop 2: Hands on propagation of native plants from seed and cuttings, you can propagate some plants to take home. Come to either or both sessions.
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  Native Plant Workshop & Ulverstone Coast Care Working Bee
When:  Saturday, 13 April 2013, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where:  Buttons Creek Coastal Reserve, Beach Road, Ulverstone
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Bring:  gloves, hat, sunscreen and old seedling punnets and ice cream containers if you have them.
Notes:  Workshop: 10:00am-11:00am. Hands on propagation of native coastal plants from seed and cuttings, you can propagate some plants to take home. Working Bee: 11:30am-12:30pm. Help plant local native species to rehabilitate Buttons Creek where weeds have been removed. Come to either or both sessions. Morning tea provided.
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  Plant Identification and Seed Collecting Workshop
When:  Saturday, 2 February 2013, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where:  Pelverata Falls Walking Track, Pelverata
Directions:  Take Pelverata Road either from Sandfly if coming from Hobart/Channel or from Channel Hwy near Cradoc if coming from the Huon. Travel along Pelverata Rd until you reach Croswells Rd which is signposted for Pelverata Falls.
Bring:  hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, drinking water and a snack
Notes:  Come for a 3 hour bush walk and learn how to identify Tasmanian native plants and collect seed from a range of species, whilst helping to restock the Understorey Network seed bank for local revegetation projects. (Track includes some steep sections)
Contact:  62344286 or oliver@understorey-network.org.au



What:  Plant Identification and Seed Collecting Workshop
When:  Thursday, 13 December 2012, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary
Directions:  Chauncy Vale Road, Bagdad
Bring:  hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, drinking water and picnic lunch if you wish
Notes:  Come for a leisurely bush walk and learn how to identify Tasmanian native plants and collect seed from a range of species, whilst helping to restock the Understorey Network seed bank for local revegetation projects. (Track includes some steep sections)
Contact:  62344286 or oliver@understorey-network.org.au



What:  Plant Identification and Seed Collecting Workshop
When:  Saturday, 8 December 2012, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary
Directions:  Chauncy Vale Road, Bagdad
Bring:  hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, drinking water and picnic lunch if you wish
Notes:  Come for a leisurely bush walk and learn how to identify Tasmanian native plants and collect seed from a range of species, whilst helping to restock the Understorey Network seed bank for local revegetation projects. (Track includes some steep sections)
Contact:  62344286 or oliver@understorey-network.org.au



What:  Depot Day for Growers Scheme (South)
When:  Saturday, 6 October 2012, from 1:45 pm to 2:30 pm
Where:  Tolosa Nursery, Tolosa Park, Glenorchy
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Notes:  Collect your materials for the growing season + propagation workshop.
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  Annual General Meeting
When:  Saturday, 8 September 2012, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  River View Room, Royal Botanical Gardens, Hobart
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Notes:  Understorey Network AGM and presentation by guest speaker Dr Magali Wright on the role of mycorrhizal fungi in ecological restoration.
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  Native Plant Sale - Tolosa Nursery Fundraiser
When:  Saturday, 21 July 2012, from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm
Where:  Tolosa Park, Glenorchy
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Notes:  Come and choose from a wide variety of Tasmanian native plants in tubestock or 6 inch pots.
Contact:  oliver@understorey-network.org.au or 6234 4286



What:  Understorey Network Committee Meetings
When:  Monday, 12 December 2011, from 5:15 pm
Where:  USN office, Level 1, 148 Elizabeth Street Hobart
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Notes:  All members are welcome to come to our regular meetings - please RSVP for catering purposes
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What:  Understorey Network Committee Meetings
When:  Monday, 14 November 2011, from 5:15 pm
Where:  USN office, Level 1, 148 Elizabeth Street Hobart
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Notes:  All members are welcome to come to our regular meetings - please RSVP for catering purposes
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What:  Native Plant Workshop
When:  Saturday, 5 November 2011, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where:  Benders Road, Huonville
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Bring:  Gardening gloves and old seedling punnets and ice cream containers if you have them.
Notes:  Propagating native plants from seed and launch of updated website and native plant database and how to use it.
Contact:  62344286 or oliver@understorey-network.org.au



What:  Native Plant Workshop
When:  Sunday, 23 October 2011, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Where:  Scamander Sports Complex, Scamander
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Bring:  Gardening gloves and old seedling punnets and ice cream containers if you have them.
Notes:  Propagating native plants from seed and launch of updated website and native plant database and how to use it.
Contact:  62344286 or oliver@understorey-network.org.au



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