Genevieve Wright & Pete Bredell ‘The story of three threatened Eucalypts

You are here

Thursday, 20 April 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Story of three threatened eucalypts
Story of three threatened eucalypts

Genevieve and Pete will talk about three threatened species of Eucalyptus and research into their conservation; the Mongarlowe Mallee (Eucalyptus recurva), the Mount Imlay Mallee (Eucalyptus imlayensis) and the Suggan Buggan Mallee (Eucalyptus saxatilis)


Genevieve Wright
is a Flora Ecologist who has worked with NSW Department of Planning and Environment, in the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Biodiversity Conservation Division NSW for 25 years. For the last 5 years Genevieve has been a Flora Ecologist in Biodiversity Conservation, working on threatened species. Genevieve has spent most of her time working in the Australian Alps.

Pete Bredell is a Senior Nursery Horticulturalist at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, where he supervises the Production Nursery and the nursery’s involvement in conservation projects. Pete is particularly interested in the propagation and cultivation of threatened and difficult-to-grow native species, and in developing effective conservation strategies for Australia’s threatened flora species.”

The Booking Link is:

Lunchtime talks are held at 12.30 pm every Thursday from February to November.  Talks last for 1 hour.  We welcome a gold coins donation. The Friends use donations received at each talk to support Gardens’ programs and development and thank all those who have donated.  Please note: unless otherwise indicated, talks are in the ANBG Theatrette.

It is a good idea to reserve a seat at the talks you wish to attend; some talks book out very quickly.  Bookings can be made from the Friday before the talk until Wednesday night before the talk or until seating limits are reached. 

The Booking Link is:

The Friends of the ANBG thank the speakers who volunteer their time and talents to further the knowledge of all attending events in the Gardens. Some summaries or PowerPoint presentations of Thursday talks are available to Friends at the ANBG library. Please direct queries about the talks to the Thursday Talks Team: email

The talks are in line with COVID-19 guidelines which can change rapidly.