'Cultivating Friends' - AAFBG Members Biennial Conference, Benalla 2018

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The Biennial Conference of Members of the Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens (AAFBG) will be held at Benalla, VIC from 20 – 22 April 2018

The conference will be hosted by Friends of the Benalla Botanic Gardens and Riverine Parklands Inc. The program includes:

  • Welcome drinks at The Benalla Art Gallery by the Broken River on Friday evening.
  • Speaker presentations on Saturday/Sunday at the Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre with Dr Lucy Sutherland, Director of Adelaide Botanical Gardens; Chris Russell, Director of Cranbourne RBG; Andrew Laidlaw on the new Children’s Adventure Playground; and others.
  • AAFBG AGM on Sunday.
  • ‘Gardens as Glue’ AAFBG Members’ Presentations.
  • Morning tea and lunch provided both days.
  • Conference Dinner on Saturday night
  • Tour of the Benalla Botanic Gardens, a Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden with afternoon tea provided by students of Benalla College.
  • Optional tours to the Winton Wetlands will also be available.

For more information, see the AAFBG website and the latest Eucalypt newsletter.

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Members' presentations

The Friends of Benalla and Riverine Parkland invite you to share your news in their 'Gardens as Glue' segment at the upcoming AAFBG Members Biennial Conference 20 - 22nd April 2018.

If you would like to give a 10 minute presentation, please contact Benalla Friends at friendsofbenallagardens@gmail.com