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Fire and Water Walks - free guided walks Monday, 8 November 2021 - 11:00am to Sunday, 14 November 2021 - 3:00pm

Each month for the rest of this year, the Volunteer Guides will be dedicating a week to special themes. As well as their regular morning walks, they will conduct additional afternoon walks during the theme week.

The theme for November is 'Fire and Water Walks'.

Daily from Monday November 8th to Sunday November 14th, at 11am-12 noon and 2pm-3pm.

Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required.

Professor David Lindenmayer ‘The Great Forest’ Thursday, 11 November 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

David, from Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU, will present intimate insights into the biology and ecology of Mountain Ash and Alpine Ash forests and outline how human and natural disturbances can interact to threaten these magnificent environments. David concludes with important initiatives to reshape the future trajectory of these tall, wet eucalypt forest ecosystems.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from 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.

Ian Fraser ‘How Did Australian Birds Get English Names?’ Thursday, 18 November 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Ian will describe how stories of these creations can be intriguing, funny, erroneous and sometimes downright ridiculous. Names usually tell us more about us than the birds. This talk is a celebration of birds, words and history.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from 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.

ANBG Photographic Group exhibition & awards - Recovery Thursday, 25 November 2021 - 9:30am to Sunday, 12 December 2021 - 4:30pm

In 2020 many Gardens anniversary events were cancelled due to COVID 19, including the Photographic Group awards during the exhibition. The 2021 Recovery photographic exhibition, the Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens Photographic Group (PG), will organise photographic awards as part of the Group’s annual photographic exhibition in November.

The purpose of the exhibition and the awards is to support and raise awareness of the aims and values of the Australian National Botanic Gardens (the Gardens’) and showcase the Gardens’ wide-ranging diversity of flora and fauna through the medium of photographs.

Ian Walker ‘Climate Resilient Environments and Communities’ Thursday, 25 November 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Ian, ACT Conservator for Flora and Fauna will talk about looking after our natural environment as we face climate change with increased fire risk and different patterns of rain, and how communities will cope with the impact of climate change.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from 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.

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