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Photographic Group June meeting Friday, 24 June 2022 - 10:00am

The Photographic Group will meet on Friday 24 June at 10.00 in the Theatrette. The meeting will feature a presentation on bird photography by Graham Gall. All Friends are welcome, so if you wish to attend just turn up or contact a committee member at photo@friendsanbg.org.au.

Michael Mulvaney and Chris Davey ‘Gang-gang nesting ecology’ Thursday, 23 June 2022 - 12:30pm

Chris and Michael will reveal how citizen science research by hundreds of Canberrans has contributed to the scientific and wider understanding of Gang-gangs and how this research is to be continued with a focus on trying to answer why the Gang-gang numbers have been stable here, but declined in other places.

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/BYPQC

People and Place: The Black Mountain Oral History Project Wednesday, 22 June 2022 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Our June talk this year will be presented by Dr Mary Hutchison, an oral historian who is preparing an oral history of Back Mountain.  Mary will introduce the aims and methods of oral history practice and present initial insights drawn from the progress of her interviews to date.
When:     Wednesday 22 June, 11.30 am – 12.30 pm.  (talk and time for questions)
Where:    Theatrette, Australian National Botanic Gardens 
Booking:  Please email your name and phone number to friendsofblackmountain@gmail.com , or phone Linda (0437 298 711) or Julie (6251 6972). This is required in order to comply with COVID-19 requirements and to let you know if there is a change at short notice. 

Fire and Water Walk Sunday, 19 June 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Fires of varying intensities have a significant impact on Australia’s landscapes; some plants rely on or respond well to fire, while others are killed by fire. Some plants need continuous water, in wetlands, while others prefer dry conditions. A volunteer guide will show you examples of all of these in a free tour. Daily from Monday June 13th to Sunday June 19th 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.

Fire and Water Walk Saturday, 18 June 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Fires of varying intensities have a significant impact on Australia’s landscapes; some plants rely on or respond well to fire, while others are killed by fire. Some plants need continuous water, in wetlands, while others prefer dry conditions. A volunteer guide will show you examples of all of these in a free tour. Daily from Monday June 13th to Sunday June 19th 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.

Fire and Water Walk Friday, 17 June 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Fires of varying intensities have a significant impact on Australia’s landscapes; some plants rely on or respond well to fire, while others are killed by fire. Some plants need continuous water, in wetlands, while others prefer dry conditions. A volunteer guide will show you examples of all of these in a free tour. Daily from Monday June 13th to Sunday June 19th 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 Sophie Lewis ‘Climate change and Australia’s extreme events.’ Thursday, 16 June 2022 - 12:30pm

Sophie, ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment, will discuss human influences on past, present and future extreme climate events in Australia. Are our recent extremes a sign of a new normal and how bad could it get?

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/BYPPM

Fire and Water Walk Thursday, 16 June 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Fires of varying intensities have a significant impact on Australia’s landscapes; some plants rely on or respond well to fire, while others are killed by fire. Some plants need continuous water, in wetlands, while others prefer dry conditions. A volunteer guide will show you examples of all of these in a free tour. Daily from Monday June 13th to Sunday June 19th 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.

Fire and Water Walk Wednesday, 15 June 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Fires of varying intensities have a significant impact on Australia’s landscapes; some plants rely on or respond well to fire, while others are killed by fire. Some plants need continuous water, in wetlands, while others prefer dry conditions. A volunteer guide will show you examples of all of these in a free tour. Daily from Monday June 13th to Sunday June 19th 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.

Fire and Water Walk Tuesday, 14 June 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Fires of varying intensities have a significant impact on Australia’s landscapes; some plants rely on or respond well to fire, while others are killed by fire. Some plants need continuous water, in wetlands, while others prefer dry conditions. A volunteer guide will show you examples of all of these in a free tour. Daily from Monday June 13th to Sunday June 19th 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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