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Dr Penny Olsen 'The Norfolk Island Morepork: rebuilding a population from the last survivor’ Thursday, 4 August 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Penny, an Honorary Professor in Division of Ecology and Evolution, ANU led a group that found only one Morepork owl on Norfolk Island in 1986. What to do? A recovery program began and today a small population persists.

Bookings will open 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/BYPRH

Photographic Group July meeting Friday, 29 July 2022 - 10:00am

The Photographic Group currently meets on the last Friday of each month at the ANBG (10:00am in the Theatrette, unless otherwise advised). Meetings usually involve at least one presentation on an aspect of photography; the screening of some Group photographs with accompanying commentary (including gentle feedback); a workshop on a topic of interest; and excursions including sessions in the Gardens with cameras at the ready. All members of the Friends are welcome to come along. If you would like to attend, just turn up or contact a committee member.

Lori Gould ‘Latham Snipe along the flyway’ Thursday, 28 July 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Lori, Principal of GrassRoots Environmental, will describe the surveys and research into the Latham Snipes movement and migration between Australia and Japan.

Bookings will open Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.  Booking Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BYPRD

Ancient Plants and Animals Sunday, 24 July 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

A look at the impact of geological change on Australia’s plants and animals. Join a free guided walk to see what the vegetation was like in the ages of dinosaurs and of the megafauna and how it has changed over time. Daily from Monday July 18th to Sunday July 24th 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 Summit Walk for Friends of ANBG and Black Mountain Saturday, 23 July 2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm, Saturday, 23 July 2022 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join our ANBG Guides, and FoBM guide Michael Doherty, a local plant ecologist, to hear about some of the winter flowering plants in the gardens and on the mountain as well as other plants during a ramble up the north-eastern slopes from the clock near the ANBG entry bridge up to the Summit of Black Mountain.
Meet at the clock near the café bridge, Australian National Botanic Gardens.  Cost Gold coins donation.  Bring Friends, water, and snacks if you wish.  Wear sturdy shoes, hat and sun cream and remember winter woollies in case it is cold.  Bookings essential.  Places are limited on these very popular rambles, so please email your name and phone number to friendsofblackmountain@gmail.com, or phone Julie (6251 8972) or Linda (0437 298 711).  As tickets are limited, please notify us if you are unable to come on 0437 298 711

Ancient Plants and Animals Saturday, 23 July 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

A look at the impact of geological change on Australia’s plants and animals. Join a free guided walk to see what the vegetation was like in the ages of dinosaurs and of the megafauna and how it has changed over time. Daily from Monday July 18th to Sunday July 24th 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 Summit Walk for Friends of ANBG and Black Mountain Saturday, 23 July 2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm, Saturday, 23 July 2022 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join our ANBG Guides, and FoBM guide Michael Doherty, a local plant ecologist, to hear about some of the winter flowering plants in the gardens and on the mountain as well as other plants during a ramble up the north-eastern slopes from the clock near the ANBG entry bridge up to the Summit of Black Mountain.
Meet at the clock near the café bridge, Australian National Botanic Gardens.  Cost Gold coins donation.  Bring Friends, water, and snacks if you wish.  Wear sturdy shoes, hat and sun cream and remember winter woollies in case it is cold.  Bookings essential.  Places are limited on these very popular rambles, so please email your name and phone number to friendsofblackmountain@gmail.com, or phone Julie (6251 8972) or Linda (0437 298 711).  As tickets are limited, please notify us if you are unable to come on 0437 298 711

Ancient Plants and Animals Friday, 22 July 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

A look at the impact of geological change on Australia’s plants and animals. Join a free guided walk to see what the vegetation was like in the ages of dinosaurs and of the megafauna and how it has changed over time. Daily from Monday July 18th to Sunday July 24th 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.

Damien Wrigley ‘Australian Seed Bank Partnership – Post Bushfire Recovery across the country’ Thursday, 21 July 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Damien, of Australian Seed Bank Partnership, will illustrate some of the efforts by people from Seed Banks and botanic gardens in burnt areas and the unanticipated complexities during COVID-19 restrictions.

Bookings will open Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.  Booking Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BYPQX

Ancient Plants and Animals Thursday, 21 July 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

A look at the impact of geological change on Australia’s plants and animals. Join a free guided walk to see what the vegetation was like in the ages of dinosaurs and of the megafauna and how it has changed over time. Daily from Monday July 18th to Sunday July 24th 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.

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