Friends Library Connect, March 2020

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Cover of Friends Library Connect March 2020
Friends Library Connect March 2020

The March 2020 edition of Library Connect (PDF, 483KB) includes:

  • an article on digitised Library publications, including an image of the cover of the first Canberra Botanic Gardens Growing Native Plants publication
  • information on the Australian Landscape Conference to be held in Melbourne 27-30 March 2020,
  • news of an Australian Systematic Botany article by Jo Palmer from the Australian National Herbarium Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
  • a selection of new books:
    • Wildflowers and Wetland Plants of the Margaret River and its Hinterland / Jane Scott
    • Australian Rainforest Seeds / Mark Dunphy, Steve McAlpin, Paul Nelson & Michelle Chapman
    • Eucalypts of Western Australia: the South-west Coast and Ranges / Malcolm French & Dean Nicolle
    • Gardener's Quiz & Puzzle Book: 100 Brainteasers for Gardeners who Know their Onions / Simon Akeroyd & Dr Gareth Moore
    • Algae of Australia: Marine Benthic Algae of North-western Australia 2 / John Huisman
    • Blooms & Brushstrokes: a Floral History of Australian Art / Penelope Curtin & Tansy Curtin
    • Sticks and Stones: a Guide to Stone Artefacts, Wooden Tools, Weapons and Implements used and traded by the Aboriginal people within the Border Rivers and Gwydir Catchments / compiled by Tony Sonter and Harry White
  • The featured e-journal Flowering Newsletter of the Journal of Experimental Botany and
  • From the ANBG Archive, The First Tree Brass Plaque which commemorates the planting of one of the first trees in the Gardens by the then Prime Minister Ben Chifley in 1949.  (Unfortunately it attributes the wrong tree to him!)