Third Sunday Walk - 16 July 2017

Ancient rocks and dinosaur food - Sunday 16 July, 9:30am to 11:30am Leader: Jennie Widdowson In the first part of the walk we will look at the rocks that formed the soil in the arboretum and then look at how the scenery around the ACT was formed. In the second part we will walk through the forests of trees that existed at the time of the dinosaurs.


World Environment Day Dinner - 3 June 2017

Join the Conservation Council Annual Dinner at 7.00-10.00pm on Saturday 3 June at the Village Centre, National Arboretum Canberra. Professor Penny Sackett, physicist, astronomer, current member of the ACT Climate Council and former Chief Scientist of Australia (2008-2011) is guest speaker. The MC for the evening will be Lish Fejer from ABC radio.


Vale Adam!

For those of you unable to attend Adam Burgess's memorial service at the Arboretum on Thursday, 11 May, here is Scott Saddler's eulogy and the poem that Adam particularly wanted Scott to write ... in case anything happened.