The STEP Annual General Meeting will be held on 3rd December from 5.30 to 6.30 pm at the Conservation Council, Childers Street, Acton.

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CVA helps construct Botanic Garden visitor pathways

Saturday 21 May 2011 and at 9.30 the start of a wonderful day at the STEP site, National Arboretum Canberra, in the glorious autumn sunshine. A bunch of conservation volunteers were driven on site in the Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) van by Tim Harvey.

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New garden for National Arboretum

Chief Minister, Jon Stanhope, today commemorated the official opening of Stage 2 of the Southern Tablelands Ecosystems Park (STEP) garden at the National Arboretum by planting the first understorey species at the site.

“STEP has a vision, an applaudable vision, to create a community-based regional botanic garden, education and ecosystem recovery centre specifically for Canberra and the surrounding Southern Tablelands,” Mr Stanhope said.

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STEP Raffle Prize Winners

The STEP Raffle Winners were drawn out of a hat at the STEP exhibit by Ann Duncan, National Arboretum Board member.

The draw was witnessed by Tony Lawson, Andrew Russell and Cathy Robertson.

  • First Prize: won by James Overall, Campbell. The prize is: Eucalypts by Murray Fagg and John Wrigley.
  • Second prize: won by Jens Svennson, STEP Committee member.  The prize is $50.00 worth of southern tablelands tube stock from Seeds and Plants Australia.
  • Third Prize: Anthony Widderspoon, Isaacs. The prize is a copy of Grassland Flora by Eddy, Mallieson, Rehwinkel and Sharp.

Arrangements have been made for all prizes have been delivered to their owners.