Friends of Black Hill and Morialta Downloadable MP3 files

Yvonne Gravier & Kim Smith
Edition 14 (55.5 MByte MP3)
Yvonne Gravier (35min 14sec)

Edition 14: Yvonne Gravier talks about attracting Wildlife back to your garden.

This recording is was made on 25 March 2016 at the APS General Meeting at Unley.

Yvonne talks about a range of issues impacting the attractiveness of your garden to wildlife including the different plants that might be suitable for providing food and habitat to birds, animals, bats, reptiles and butterflies.

  There were a couple of issues with the PA system that you might become aware of at the start of the recording.

 

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Bill Dowling
Edition 13 (50.7 MByte MP3)
Bill Dowling (53min 48sec)

Edition 13: Bill Dowling talks about the Plants of the Canning Stock Route.

This recording is was made on 27 February 2014 at the APS General Meeting at Unley.

Bill gives a really interesting talk, providing some background to the Canning Stock route, and his journey there, as well as talking about the plants he found and photographed there.

 

 

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Phil Crammond
Edition 12 (46.7 MByte MP3)
Clive and Claire Chesson (50min 57sec)

Edition 12: Phil Crammond talks about Bio-control.

This recording is was made at the Morialta Resource Centre at the Friends of Black Hill and Morialta Inc. Annnual General Meeting.

Phil gives a good overview of some of the local species used to biiologically control pest plants in our parks.

 

 

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Clive and Claire Chesson
Edition 11 (43.6 MByte MP3)
Clive and Claire Chesson (47min 37sec)

Edition 11: Clive Chesson talks about the plants native to the Adelaide region.

This recording is was made at the Australian Plants Society Adelaide branch, general meeting on 24 October 2013.

We hope this gives you a taste for the diversity and beauty of the native plants of the Adelaide region. Even though you are not able to enjoy the impact of the wonderfully detailed and artistic photographs of Calire Chesson, we hope you are inspired to explore some of the species being described.

 

 

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Dan Duval
Edition 10 (60.9 MByte MP3)
Dan Duval (32min 27sec)

Edition 10: Dan Duval from the SA Seed Conservation Centre talks about creating a seed bank for threatened species.

This recording is was made at the Australian Plants Society Adelaide branch, general meeting on 28 February 2013.

Dan talks about the seedbank at the Seed Conservation Centre, making the data available through the South Australian Seed Conservation Centre website http://saseedbank.com.auand how their work links with the setting up of the new wetlands in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

 

 

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Andrew Lowe
Edition 9 (22.3 MByte MP3)
Professor Andrew Lowe (47min 38sec)

Edition 9 Professor Andrew Lowe talks about Climate Change and Plant Communities.

This recording is was made at the Australian Plants Society Adelaide branch, general meeting on 26 July 2012 .

There was heavy rain during the presentation, and the noise on the roof is distracting at times. Professor Andrew Lowe explains the science and the expected movement of species as a result of climate change. How does this impact on vegetation management strategies?

 

 

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David Paton
Edition 8 (19.9 MByte MP3)
David Paton at our 2011 AGM (42min 23sec)

Edition 8 The small birds of the Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges with David Paton.

This recording is was made at our Annual General Meeting on the evening of 22 November 2011.

David Paton talks about the disappearing small birds of Adelaide and the Moubt Lofty Rangers, the interdependance of the plants and birds, and what cant be done to preserve our unique biodiverse ecosystem.

 

 

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Chris Cotton
Edition 7 (25.5 MByte MP3)
Snake Awareness part 3 (54min 28sec)

Edition 7 Snake Awareness with Chris Cotton.

This recording is part of a trilogy recorded at a Venomous Snake Workshop organised by the Department for Environment and Natural Resources at the Morialta Resource Centre on Friday 24 June 2011.

This episode has Chris Cotton talking about first aid for snake bite.

Please listen to all three recordings to gain a full understanding of the material presented.

 

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Andre van Paridon
Edition 6 (14.2 MByte MP3)
Snake Awareness part 2 (30min 3 sec)

Edition 6 Snake Awareness with Andre van Paridon.

This recording is part of a trilogy recorded at a Venomous Snake Training session organised by the Department for Environment and Natural Resources at the Morialta Resource Centre on Friday 24 June 2011.

Please listen to all three recordings to gain a full understanding of the material presented.

 

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Geoff Coombe
Edition 5 (21.4 MByte MP3)
Snake Awareness part 1 (45min 22sec)

Edition 5 Snake Awareness with Geoff Coombe.

This recording is part of a trilogy recorded at a Venomous Snake Training session organised by the Department for Environment and Natural Resources at the Morialta Resource Centre on Friday 24 June 2011.

Please listen to all three recordings to gain a full understanding of the material presented.

 

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Edition 4 (94.7 MByte MP3)
Professor Bob Hill (50min 29sec)

Edition 4 Professor Bob Hill, Exective Dean of the faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide talks about origins of Australian vegetation from the fossil records.

Recorded at the Australian Plants Society General meeting at Unley on 28 April 2011.

 

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Edition 3 Dr Philip Clarke talks about Ethno-botany of the Adelaide Plains

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Edition 3 (88.1 MByte MP3)
Dr Philip Clarke (47min 00sec)
Dr Philip Clarke talks at the Australian Plants Society meeting held at Unley in Adelaide on 27 January 2011. Dr Philip Clarke, Head of Anthropology & Manager of Sciences, South Australian Museum gives us an "Overview of the Ethno-botany of the Adelaide Plains"

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Further information about the Museum and the Australian Plants Society:

More information about the South Australian Museum may be found on their website.

More information about the Australian Plants Society (South Australia) can be found on their website.

Edition 2 Pangarinda Arboretum

Kaye Bartlett
Edition 2 (17.8 MByte MP3)
Pangarinda Arboretum (9min 31sec)
The Pangarinda Arboretum is located just East of Wellington. It is open to the public. If travelling from Adelaide it can be found on the left of the main road just after you cross the Murray River on the ferry.

On 21 November 2010 Kaye Bartlett was awarded the Ivan Holliday Medal for her environmental work at the Arboretum. The Friends of Black Hill and Morialta were there to record these interviews with Kaye Bartlett and John Barry about the Arboretum and the Award.

You can hear the podcast by clicking on the picture to the right, or download this edition by right clicking and choosing the 'save as' option.

Further information about the Pangarinda Arboretum and the Australian Plants Society:

Photos of the ceremony of the Ivan Holliday Medal award at the Pangarinda Arboretum can be found on FLICKR.

More information about the Australian Plants Society (South Australia) can be found on their website.

Edition 1 Jan Forrest at the Friends AGM

Jan Forrest from Butterfly Conservation SA Inc. presented an interesing talk about the role of buuterflies as and environmental indicator species. The butterfly needs different species for different stages of its life cycle.
Jan Forrest
Edition 1 (23.1 MByte MP3)
Jan Forrest, Btterfly Conservation (49min 29sec)

The Friends of Black Hill and Morialta Inc intend to bring you further podcasts on an irregular basis as opportunities arise.

We hope you enjoy this first edition, and special thanks to Jan Forrest for allowing us to record her presentation.

You can hear the podcast by clicking on the picture to the right, or download this edition by right clicking and choosing the 'save as' option.

Since this podcast was first posted, it has been re-edited to make the quiet parts a little louder. If you have already tried the first version, you might like to update your copy by replacing it with the current one.

Further information about butterflies in South Australia:

Edition 14 added 26 March 2016

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