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Spring in the Gardens
The Gardens come alive this spring

As winter comes to an end, the Australian National Botanic Gardens are gearing up for a spring full of colour, entertainment and special visitor experiences [read more].

Seed Conservation Biologist
The Gardens welcomes new seed conservation biologist

Plant conservation and the increased collection and storage of Australian native seeds has always been a high priority for the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Now with the release of its new ten year management plan, the Gardens is excited to welcome a seed conservation biologist to expand its science and seed bank programs [read more].

Australian Network for Plant Conservation conference
Plant Conservation in Australia - Achievements and Future Directions

The Australian Network for Plant Conservation (ANPC) is turning 21 and to mark the special occasion, ANPC is hosting its 9th National Conference at the Australian National Botanic Gardens [read more].

Laxmannia gracilis
A better plant census for the Australian Capital Territory

Plant enthusiasts across the capital can find more information about local plants than ever before thanks to an updated ACT plant census [read more].

Caring for country
Caring for Country – Hope for iconic native grassland reserves

Two iconic grassland reserves in the Australian Capital Territory will be restored thanks to a Caring for Country grant awarded to the Australian National Botanic Gardens [read more].

online donations
A gift to your Gardens

Did you know you can donate online?

We welcome your generous support to help us continue to enhance the highest quality of enjoyment, learning and research in horticultural practice, scientific research and community education [read more].

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Enjoy these school holidays with a series of dance, cartooning, photography and after dark workshops for kids of all ages.

Various activities between 1 - 11 October 2012| ages 4 to 18

Experience the Gardens on an early spring morning guided walk when the birds are nesting and at their most active. Then enjoy a delicious breakfast at Floresco in the Gardens cafe.

When: Saturdays and Sundays | 22 September - 14 October
Time: 7.45 am
Where: Tours begin outside the Visitor Centre   

An exhibition of stunning artwork inspired by the native landscape including wood carving, wood block prints, textile art and screening printing by a collection of artists from Bundanon - Mary Preece, Linda Balding Glenda Borchard, and Randall Sinnamon.

When: Until 14 October 2012
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm daily
Where: Visitor Centre Gallery    

Observe and capture in detail the very essence of a selected habitat including insects, seeds and other items in order to ‘tell a story’ while also creating a beautiful painting with watercolours.

When: 13 - 14 October 2012
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Crosbie Morrison Building
Cost applies | Bookings essential


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