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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Penny, is an Honorary Professor in Division of Ecology and Evolution, ANU.  In 1986 she organised a group to visit Norfolk Island and conduct a search for the Morepork. But what do you do with only one owl?  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) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.  Booking Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BYPRH

Colour in Winter Monday, 8 August 2022 - 11:00am to Sunday, 14 August 2022 - 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.

A Celebration of Wattles Monday, 29 August 2022 - 11:00am to Sunday, 4 September 2022 - 12:00pm

September 1st, Wattle Day and the wattles in the Gardens are in full flower. Join a free guided tour to see a wide range of wattles from various parts of the country and hear interesting stories about their historical, cultural and scientific significance. Daily from Monday August 29th to Sunday September 4th 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.

Focus on Flowers Monday, 3 October 2022 - 11:00am to Sunday, 9 October 2022 - 12:00pm

‘The flowers that bloom in the spring tra la!’ Australia has a wide diversity of flowers, such as delicate orchids, tiny thryptomene, stunning waratahs and big impressive gymea lilies. Discover many of the species in flower this spring on a free guided walk. Daily from Monday October 3rd to Sunday October 9th 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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