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Secrets of the Australian Bush - a family adventure Friday, 30 September 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Discover the amazing secrets of the plants that live in the Australian bush on this family-friendly tour at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. We will travel on our magical Flora bus, walk through the Rainforest Gully, visit the Red Centre Garden and finish at the Paperbark Treehouse.  This tour is designed for children 4-10 years who must be accompanied by an adult.  Bookings essential as numbers are limited.  Book HERE.

Professor Simon Haberle ‘What you never knew about poo!’ Thursday, 29 September 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Simon, from ANU, will tell a fascinating story of tiny fungi that live on dung and what they tell us about giant animals that roamed the earth.

Bookings can be made from the Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are free but a gold coin donation on entry is appreciated.) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.  Booking link: https://www.trybooking.com/CAWCN

Secrets of the Australian Bush - a family adventure Wednesday, 28 September 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Discover the amazing secrets of the plants that live in the Australian bush on this family-friendly tour at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. We will travel on our magical Flora bus, walk through the Rainforest Gully, visit the Red Centre Garden and finish at the Paperbark Treehouse.  This tour is designed for children 4-10 years who must be accompanied by an adult.  Bookings essential as numbers are limited.  THIS SESSION IS FULLY BOOKED.  Seats are still available for other sessions.  Book HERE.

Secrets of the Australian Bush - a family adventure Monday, 26 September 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Discover the amazing secrets of the plants that live in the Australian bush on this family-friendly tour at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. We will travel on our magical Flora bus, walk through the Rainforest Gully, visit the Red Centre Garden and finish at the Paperbark Treehouse.  This tour is designed for children 4-10 years who must be accompanied by an adult.  Bookings essential as numbers are limited.  Book HERE

Dr Heidi Zimmer ‘Orchids of Norfolk Island’ - POSTPONED Thursday, 22 September 2022 - 12:30pm

This day will be the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen, a public holiday. The talk by Dr Heidi Zimmer on ‘Orchids of Norfolk Island’ has been postponed, probably until early in 2023.

Bushland Nature Rambles (Friends members only) Wednesday, 21 September 2022 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Join us on a Bushland Nature Walk, through open forest, featuring expansive views to Canberra City and Parliament House, culminating at a viewing platform offering spectacular views across Lake Burley Griffin. Return is via the same path.  Easy to medium with some uneven ground, a few stairs and short steep sections. There are some places to rest along the way. Distance: 3.2 km
BYO water, hat, sunblock, and stout shoes.  Meet: Friends only at Visitor Centre, ANBG  Note: this is a special event for Friends members only.  Places are limited.

Please book: https://www.trybooking.com/CBGFR  (Please select your preferred date)  Contact for enquiries: email memberswalks@friendsanbg.org.au or contact Linda 0437 298 711

Claybodies: Flower Arranging Demonstration Sunday, 18 September 2022 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join Canberra Flower Club members Ruth Bourke and Lorraine Kwong for a flower arranging demonstration that showcases Australian native flora. The demonstration will use vases made by members of Claybodies. The aim of the arrangements is to create harmony between the vase and the flowers to create an aesthetically pleasing result. The demonstration will be held in the Banksia Centre and is free to attend. Please book as numbers are limited, at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/claybodies-flower-arranging-demonstration-tickets-
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Bushland Nature Rambles (Friends members only) Sunday, 18 September 2022 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Join us on a Bushland Nature Walk, through open forest, featuring expansive views to Canberra City and Parliament House, culminating at a viewing platform offering spectacular views across Lake Burley Griffin. Return is via the same path. Easy to medium with some uneven ground, a few stairs and short steep sections. There are some places to rest along the way. Distance: 3.2 km
BYO water, hat, sunblock, and stout shoes. Meet: Friends only at Visitor Centre, ANBG  Note: this is a special event for Friends members only. Places are limited.

Please book: https://www.trybooking.com/CBGFR  (Please select your preferred date)  Contact for enquiries: email address for queries is memberswalks@friendsanbg.org.au or contact Linda 0437 298 711

Ian Fraser, ‘How Did Australian Birds Get English Names?’ Thursday, 15 September 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Ian Fraser, a local conservationist, says the stories of these name creations can be intriguing, funny, erroneous and sometimes downright ridiculous, telling us more about us than the birds. This talk is a celebration of birds, words and history.

Bookings can be made from the Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are free but a gold coin donation on entry is appreciated.) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.  Booking link https://www.trybooking.com/CAWCL

 

Claybodies: Ceramic Demonstration Sunday, 11 September 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join ceramic artist and Claybodies member, Ingrid Adler, with a demonstration of the techniques used in her woven Eucalyptus leaf plates. Ingrid will reveal the processes she uses – from cutting the leaves to weaving them into beautiful plates – and will explain the entire process from selection of clay to firing. The demonstration will be held in the Banksia Centre and is free to attend. Please book as numbers are limited, at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/claybodies-ceramic-demonstration-tickets-403859303047.

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