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Dr Melissa Snape ‘Connecting Nature, Connecting People: joining the dots for wildlife connectivity across Canberra’ Thursday, 9 March 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Mel, from ACT Government’s Conservation Research, will focus on urban habitat connectivity, and government initiative to incorporate biodiversity considerations more fully into our planning system. 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/CELUS

Amazing Women in the World of Plants Thursday, 9 March 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March by joining a free guided walk. Learn about some of the pioneering female researchers, scientists, artists and writers who contributed to the study of plants. See some of the plants that they collected, wrote about or painted.

Amazing Women in the World of Plants Friday, 10 March 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March by joining a free guided walk. Learn about some of the pioneering female researchers, scientists, artists and writers who contributed to the study of plants. See some of the plants that they collected, wrote about or painted.

Amazing Women in the World of Plants Friday, 10 March 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March by joining a free guided walk. Learn about some of the pioneering female researchers, scientists, artists and writers who contributed to the study of plants. See some of the plants that they collected, wrote about or painted.

Amazing Women in the World of Plants Saturday, 11 March 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March by joining a free guided walk. Learn about some of the pioneering female researchers, scientists, artists and writers who contributed to the study of plants. See some of the plants that they collected, wrote about or painted.

Amazing Women in the World of Plants Saturday, 11 March 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March by joining a free guided walk. Learn about some of the pioneering female researchers, scientists, artists and writers who contributed to the study of plants. See some of the plants that they collected, wrote about or painted.

Amazing Women in the World of Plants Sunday, 12 March 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March by joining a free guided walk. Learn about some of the pioneering female researchers, scientists, artists and writers who contributed to the study of plants. See some of the plants that they collected, wrote about or painted.

Amazing Women in the World of Plants Sunday, 12 March 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March by joining a free guided walk. Learn about some of the pioneering female researchers, scientists, artists and writers who contributed to the study of plants. See some of the plants that they collected, wrote about or painted.

Dr Heide Zimmer ‘Orchids of Norfolk Island and their place within the Australasian Orchidaceae’ Thursday, 16 March 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Heidi, of the Australian National Herbarium, will talk about her recent fieldwork on Norfolk Island (alongside Mark Clements), from retracing the steps of Bauer to find the critically endangered Adelopetalum apetalum to literally falling over orchids on well-worn walking tracks!  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/CELUT

Dr Bryan Lessard ‘Eyes on Flies: Why we should love flies and the wonderful things they do.’ Thursday, 23 March 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Without flies there would be no chocolate! What native plant species rely on flies for pollination? Join Bryan, from Australian Biological Resources Study, as he talks about these misunderstood creatures and the essential services they provide free of charge. Bryan is happy to sign copies of his new children’s book after the talk. 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/CELUU

Dr Peter Thrall ‘Why Digitise Biological Collection?’ Thursday, 30 March 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The presentation by Peter, from the National Research Collections Australia, will focus on digitisation projects and added value that these efforts can bring to biological specimen collections for use in research from about 15million specimens. 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/CELUV

Professor David Lindenmayer AO ‘Natural Asset Farming – key ways to integrate woodland conservation and agricultural production’ Thursday, 6 April 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

David, from ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society, will provide an overview of the key findings from 24 years of the Sustainable Farms project at the Australian National University that focused on temperate woodland conservation on farmland. David is happy to sign copies of this new book after the talk.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/CELUW

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