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Tour the trees on the Flora Explorer bus Tuesday, 23 March 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Celebrate National Eucalypt Day on the Flora Explorer bus
Take a Tour of the Trees in comfort on the Flora Explorer bus.
Tuesday 23 March 2021 at 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Cost: $8 adult, $5 child
Location: Meet at the ANBG Visitor Centre
Numbers are limited to 8 people; bookings are essential through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/142039368575.

Guided Eucalypt Walks Monday, 22 March 2021 - 11:00am to Monday, 29 March 2021 - 12:00pm
CELEBRATE EUCALYPT DAY with a Guided Eucalypt Walk.
 
Celebrate Australia's iconic genus on a free guided walk for National Eucalypt Day.  Find out some amazing facts about eucalypts.
Guided Walks will be run Daily, from Monday 22 March to Sunday 28 March 2021 commencing at 11 am.
Cost: Free

Location: ANBG; meet at the clock near the rainforest bridge ten minutes before the start time of 11am.
Numbers are limited to 10 people per walk; no bookings required.

THURSDAY TALK - John Blay 'Some Special Places of the South East Forests.’ Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

John will talk about the challenges of conservation in the region’s forests, along with its peoples and natural history, and the rediscovery of an important shared history pathway. The Bundian Way, now Heritage listed, is set to be one of the great Australian walks.  This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

After the talk, at 1:30pm, John is willing to sign copies of his book, Wild Nature, published in 2020, as well as copies of his two earlier books. The books are available for sale at the Botanical Bookshop.

You are then invited to walk up to the plantings of Acacia blayana for a short discussion about them. John will lead this walk. Please meet at the clock on Banks Way (near the Cafe Bridge) at 2pm.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to the Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings can be made at https://register.eventarc.net/e/44982. Bookings are open from Friday until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free.)  This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

Symbiosis: The Art of Living Together Sunday, 14 March 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Discover how plants help each other survive in nature on a free guided walk. Meet a Volunteer Guide at the clock near the bridge to take you on this one hour tour at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Symbiosis: The Art of Living Together Friday, 12 March 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Discover how plants help each other survive in nature on a free guided walk. Meet a Volunteer Guide at the clock near the bridge to take you on this one hour tour at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

THURSDAY TALK - Dr Gemma Hoyle ‘Dead, difficult or dormant? Reducing seed waste in grassland restoration and how conservation seed banks can help.’ Thursday, 11 March 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Gemma will talk about the critical role of conservation seed banks in native grassland restoration in south-eastern Australia.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings can be made at https://register.eventarc.net/e/44981. Bookings are open from Friday until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free)  This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

Symbiosis: The Art of Living Together Monday, 8 March 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Discover how plants help each other survive in nature on a free guided walk. Meet a Volunteer Guide at the clock near the bridge to take you on this one hour tour at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Symbiosis: The Art of Living Together Saturday, 6 March 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Discover how plants help each other survive in nature on a free guided walk. Meet a Volunteer Guide at the clock near the bridge to take you on this one hour tour at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Black Mountain Weeding Work Party 6 March 2021 Saturday, 6 March 2021 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Next weeding work party will be in the south eastern area of Black Mountain.

Meet: bottom row of ANBG Southern Carpark. Come through the main gates, turn left very soon after, and park in this bottom row. Look for banners.

Wear:  hat, sunscreen, long-sleeved shirt, long pants, gloves, stout shoes.

Please book: if you are planning to come, please email your name and phone number to friendsofblackmountain@gmail.com or phone 0437 298 711.  This complies with COVID-19 requirements, helps us to cater, and to let you know if arrangements need to change at the last minute (for example, adverse weather conditions).
THURSDAY TALK - Dr Linda Broadhurst 'Connecting Indigenous and scientific plant names’ Thursday, 4 March 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

This talk will discuss our proposal to co-develop processes and practices with Indigenous communities to connect Indigenous and scientific plant names to improve the conservation and management of our Australian flora.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks. Bookings can be made https://register.eventarc.net/e/44980. Bookings open from the Friday before and close at midnight on Wednesday or when seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free.)

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