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Botanic Art Groups Exhibition - Banksias - POSTPONED Saturday, 18 April 2020 - 9:30am to Sunday, 17 May 2020 - 4:30pm

The Botanic Art Groups exhibition 'Legacy of Banks and Solander' has been deferred and will now take place between 14 August and 13 September 2020 in the Visitor Centre.

The exhibition will display botanical paintings and drawings featuring Banksias and other plants collected by Banks and Solander 250 years ago on Cook's voyage to Australia.

Forests, Fires and Green shoots to Recovery Forum 2020 - CANCELLED Monday, 30 March 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Monday 30 March, 12.30 – 1.30pm – Theatrette

A Forum inspired by green shoots from blackened trunks. The speakers will chronicle the natural and cultural recovery from two devastating forest fires – Namadgi 2020 and Kinglake 2009 - and invite questions from the public.

Unfortunately due to coronavirus fears, this event has had to be CANCELLED.  We will advise once a new date is confirmed for later this year.

Growing Friends 2020 Autumn Native Plant Sale - CANCELLED Saturday, 28 March 2020 - 8:30am to 11:00am

The Growing Friends Autumn Sale to be held on Saturday 28th March 2020 has now been cancelled. Further information will provided as soon as available.

Plants are propagated and tended by the Growing Friends from material sourced from the Gardens. All proceeds go to support the Gardens. Be early for the best selection.  Information about some of the plants for sale is available here

Friends Photographic Group March Meeting - CANCELLED Friday, 27 March 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

We regret that all Friends meetings and other events due to take place at the ANBG in March have been cancelled, due to the coronavirus prevention measures.

Composition - An informative and fun talk with slideshow and handouts.

Presenter: Annie Stockton

Date: Friday the 27th March

Time: 10.30 - 12 Midday

Location: Theatrette opposite the Visitors Centre

Professor Adrian Gibbs ‘The History of the Potato and its Viruses’ - CANCELLED Thursday, 26 March 2020 - 12:30pm

CANCELLED - further information to follow

Adrian is a virologist.  Potatoes were part of the trans-Atlantic ‘Columbian Exchange’ of the 16-17th centuries.  The details of the origin of the European potato have provided lively debates, however ‘molecular palaeontology’ is now sorting out possibilities, not only for the potato, but also its pathogens, especially potato virus Y.  Adrian will discuss the latest findings.

Pests of Eucalyptus workshop - CANCELLED Monday, 23 March 2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

We regret that all events due to take place at the ANBG in March have been cancelled, due to the coronavirus prevention measures.

Summer Sounds 22nd March - Jazzy Weekend - CANCELLED Sunday, 22 March 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

We regret that the Summer Sounds program has now been cancelled due to the coronavirus prevention measures.

Butterflies in the ANBG - CANCELLED Sunday, 22 March 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am

We regret that all guided walks and other events due to take place in March have been cancelled, due to the coronavirus prevention measures.

Summer Sounds 21st March - Jazzy Weekend - CANCELLED Saturday, 21 March 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

We regret that the Summer Sounds program has now been cancelled due to the coronavirus prevention measures.

Dr Linda Broadhurst ‘Connecting Indigenous and Scientific Plant Names - CANCELLED Thursday, 19 March 2020 - 12:30pm

CANCELLED - further information to follow

Linda, from CSIRO, will discuss a proposal to co-develop processes and practices with Indigenous communities to connect Indigenous and scientific plant names to improve the conservation and management of our Australian flora.  The current approach to naming plants does not recognize Indigenous plant names and concepts, and fails to acknowledge the deep understanding of our biodiversity held by Indigenous Australians.

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