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November 2013

22/11/2013
2012/13 Financial Report

07/11/2013
2013 AGM & Annual Lunch - Thursday 21 November - Harrigan's Pokolbin
The Society AGM & Annual Lunch will be held on Tuesday 21 November 2013 at Harrigan's Irish Pub, Broke Road, Pokolbin with morning tea commencing 10.30am. Please click on attachment for the promo brochure. Please select Events menu to download the AGM agenda, invoice for lunch and lunch menu.

06/11/2013
Australian Weeds Conference - Hobart 1-4 September 2014
Please visit the conference web site www.australasianweeds2014.com.au for more information.

26/06/2013
Photo competition submissions
As part of the 17th NSW Biennial Weeds Conference, the Society is hosting a Weeds Photography Competition. Full details and online submission are available through the 2013 Conference page on this website.

05/06/2013
Registrations open for Society seminar

“Using Herbicides Effectively in the Future” -  A seminar to be held 17 July 2013 at the Hornsby RSL Club. 

 


28/05/2013
Earlybird registrations close this week
Please note that Earlybird registrations close this week for the 17th NSW Biennial Weeds Conference, to be held in Corowa 9-12 September, 2013.

Please visit the conference website (www.nswweedsconference2013.com) to register now and take advantage of discounted registration fees.

 

11/04/2013
Survey: Who's tackling invasive species in Australia?
Every year across Australia tens of thousands of people give up their time to battle weeds, feral animals and other invasive threats to the environment, very often without payment.

The Invasive Species Council wants to build a picture of the work these people carry out, and the organisations they work for, through a national survey.

09/04/2013
Who Cares about the Environment in 2012?
Find out what NSW residents think about the environment at a free public seminar run by the Office of Environment and Heritage.

You are invited to attend a free seminar or webinar on the findings of the soon to be released Who Cares about the Environment in 2012? social research.

05/03/2013
Stephenson Award nominations now open
The Weed Society of NSW is now calling for nominations for the NSW Buerckner & Stephenson Awards. The Stephenson Award recognises outstanding contribution to planning and managing weed management programs in NSW. The Awards will be presented at the 17th NSW Biennial Weeds Conference, which will be held in Corowa from 9 to 12th September 2013.

05/03/2013
Buerckner Award nominations now open
The Weed Society of NSW is now calling for nominations for the NSW Buerckner & Stephenson Awards. The Buerckner Award recognises outstanding contribution to the on-ground control of weeds in NSW. The Awards will be presented at the 17th NSW Biennial Weeds Conference, which will be held in Corowa from 9 to 12th September 2013.

27/02/2013
Asian-Pacific Conference abstract deadline extended
Don't forget to submit your abstracts for proposed oral and poster presentations for the 24th Asian Pacific Weed Science Society (APWSS) Conference. Abstract submission has been extended until 22 June 2013. Please see below for important information about the conference themes. For information on how to submit your abstract please see www.apwss2013.com