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Publication - Woods Wiki – stories of trees in Australia and related topics

The Friends of ACT Trees Inc. (FACTT) has recently released a new publication entitled "Woods Wiki – stories of trees in Australia and related topics". This is an intriguing little collection by the distinguished former Head of CSIRO Forestry and published by FACTT. It is a collection of pieces about trees and ideas - largely from and by Canberra people. A great birthday or Christmas gift idea!

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BeesInTheTrees series 2018-2019

The National Arboretum Canberra, in conjunction with the Friends, is offering a series of workshops showcasing bees and beekeeping. The series comprises 5 workshops, one of which is suitable for children aged 8-15 years: 1. Bee-haviour: An Introduction to bees and beekeeping - Saturday 6 October - 9.30am-12.30pm 2. Bee-haviour for kids - Thursday 11 October - 10.00am-11.30am 3. Bee-friendly Gardens - Thursday 24 January 2019 - 5.30pm-7.00pm 4. Beyond Honey - Saturday 9 February 2019 - 1pm-4pm 5. Honey Appreciation - Sunday 3 March 2019 - 10am-11.30am

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Friends' submission to 'Nature in our City'

In early June, the Friends lodged a submission to the ACT Legislative Assembly's Inquiry into the value of the natural environment to an urbanising Canberra via the Standing Committee on Environment and Transport and City Services on 'Nature in our City'. Submissions have now been made public on the ACT Government website. A copy of the Friends' submission is now available.

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