Monthly Meeting: Friday June 9th, 7:30pm by Zoom

Speaker: Louise Saunders “Botanical art – inspiring wildlife conservation”

The June meeting will be the first of our 3 winter meetings by Zoom for 2023 with our speaker being Louise Saunders, a botanical artist originally from Benalla in Victoria’s North East. Louise has had a particular interest in illustrating the ground orchids of NE Victoria and since relocating to Queensland, also the subtropical flora and fauna.  She has been awarded an Order of Australia for her contributions to art and conservation.  Louise will be talking about her career as a botanical artist and illustrating this with images of her work.

Please email Peter Turner at to register and receive the link for joining the Zoom meeting.

The talk will follow the usual ‘observations’ session when members and visitors can share recent interesting sightings with an option to show a photo or two. If you have photos for the meeting, please email JPEG file(s) to Euan Moore ( by noon on Friday 9th June.