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Pollinators At Work In the Gardens - members walks Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm, Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join local expert, Dr Roger Farrow, a retired entomologist from CSIRO, on a free walk through the Gardens observing a variety of pollinators at work.  Discover the myriad of ways flowers attract pollinators and guide them to their pollen. Visual aids will be used to help identify pollinators. NOTE: This walk is only for Friends of the ANBG. See booking details.

Dr Francisco Encinas-Viso ‘Plant-pollinator networks in Kosciuszko National Park’ Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 12:30pm

Following his first Thursday Talk on the extraordinary natural history of his homeland, Venezuela, Francisco returns to the ANBG to speak on his current research which is using historic natural history specimens and field data to unravel the past structure of pollen transport networks in Kosciuszko National Park.  After matching the historic field data and plant specimens in the Australian National Herbarium, Francisco visits the areas where these specimens originated to find out how plant-pollinator communities have changed in the last decades.

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Dr Pep Canadell ‘Climate change: tales of the future today' Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 12:30pm

Australia has seen unprecedented impacts of climate change over recent years associated with climate extreme events superimposed on an always increasing warming trend.  Pep, from CSIRO, will discuss some of the impacts, what makes them unprecedented, their future evolution and current and emerging opportunities for mitigating climate change.

 

 

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