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Dr Rosemary Purdie ‘Some Persian Gardens of Iran’ Thursday, 18 August 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

In this talk Rosemary, Honorary Living Collections Botanist ANBG, will briefly explore history and features of Persian Garden concept, then walk us through four World Heritage listed gardens in Iran.

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 coins donation on entry is appreciated.) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.  Booking Link https://www.trybooking.com/CAWCH

Colour in Winter Sunday, 14 August 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Escape the winter blues! Join a free guided Colour in Winter walk around the Gardens and see some of the gloriously coloured leaves, berries, seeds and flowers and find out what contributes to their colour.  Daily from Monday August 8th to Sunday August 14th 11am-12 noon. Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals, but groups of seven or more people should contact walks@friendsanbg.org.au a week before the planned walk.

Colour in Winter Saturday, 13 August 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Escape the winter blues! Join a free guided Colour in Winter walk around the Gardens and see some of the gloriously coloured leaves, berries, seeds and flowers and find out what contributes to their colour.  Daily from Monday August 8th to Sunday August 14th 11am-12 noon. Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals, but groups of seven or more people should contact walks@friendsanbg.org.au a week before the planned walk.

Colour in Winter Friday, 12 August 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Escape the winter blues! Join a free guided Colour in Winter walk around the Gardens and see some of the gloriously coloured leaves, berries, seeds and flowers and find out what contributes to their colour.  Daily from Monday August 8th to Sunday August 14th 11am-12 noon. Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals, but groups of seven or more people should contact walks@friendsanbg.org.au a week before the planned walk.

Dr Liz Milla, ‘Bee patrols: How bees and other pollinating insects can help us monitor and protect Australia’s biodiversity’ Thursday, 11 August 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Liz, Research Scientist from CSIRO, will show how DNA from pollen is being used to identify the pollen species carried by pollinating insects and how this helps to monitor and manage plant and insect species and to detect potential biosecurity threats.

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 coins donation on entry is appreciated.) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.  Booking Link https://www.trybooking.com/CAWCG

Colour in Winter Thursday, 11 August 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Escape the winter blues! Join a free guided Colour in Winter walk around the Gardens and see some of the gloriously coloured leaves, berries, seeds and flowers and find out what contributes to their colour.  Daily from Monday August 8th to Sunday August 14th 11am-12 noon. Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals, but groups of seven or more people should contact walks@friendsanbg.org.au a week before the planned walk.

Colour in Winter Wednesday, 10 August 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Escape the winter blues! Join a free guided Colour in Winter walk around the Gardens and see some of the gloriously coloured leaves, berries, seeds and flowers and find out what contributes to their colour.  Daily from Monday August 8th to Sunday August 14th 11am-12 noon. Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals, but groups of seven or more people should contact walks@friendsanbg.org.au a week before the planned walk.

Colour in Winter Tuesday, 9 August 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Escape the winter blues! Join a free guided Colour in Winter walk around the Gardens and see some of the gloriously coloured leaves, berries, seeds and flowers and find out what contributes to their colour.  Daily from Monday August 8th to Sunday August 14th 11am-12 noon. Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals, but groups of seven or more people should contact walks@friendsanbg.org.au a week before the planned walk.

Colour in Winter Monday, 8 August 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Escape the winter blues! Join a free guided Colour in Winter walk around the Gardens and see some of the gloriously coloured leaves, berries, seeds and flowers and find out what contributes to their colour. Daily from Monday August 8th to Sunday August 14th 11am-12 noon. Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals, but groups of seven or more people should contact walks@friendsanbg.org.au a week before the planned walk.

Black Mountain Weeding Work Party Saturday, 6 August 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Meet:  Caswell Drive entry on the mountain side.  Drive from Belconnen Way southwards along Caswell Drive towards Glenloch Interchange, Woden, or Tuggeranong. Note the yellow diamond shape advisory sign showing access road on left (mountain side) and the blue and white “P” sign for parking. Pull into the carpark carefully.  Look for banners.
Bring:  Some mattocks will be provided, but if you have one that you would like to bring, please feel free to bring it with you, preferably with your name on it.  Also feel free to bring other friends with you.
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, and helps us to let you know if arrangements need to change at the last minute (for example, adverse weather conditions).

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