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28 August 2019

BGANZ Victoria Network Meeting 28 August

28 August 2019
9am - 3.30pm
Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

BGANZ Victoria Network Meeting

Climate, Conservation Collections and Community

Network meeting program

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Wednesday 28th August 2019

9.00 – 3.30pm

Domain House

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Melbourne Gardens  

 

Registration Fee $50 inc GST

 

We are delighted to invite you to attend the BGANZ Victoria Network Meeting Climate, Conservation Collections and Community.

 

The program aims to explore a number of facets around the topic of climate change and conservation and the associated challenges and opportunities  for botanic gardens. Topics covered will include:

  • Scene setting around the issue of a changing climate and associated challenges for botanic (and public) gardens
  • Promoting an integrated approach to managing environmental challenges facing botanic and public garden collections
  • Discuss and promoting the Climate Change Alliance and Landscape Succession Plan approaches to collections development
  • Discussing and promoting the Care for the Rare program (A RBGV initiative to establishing a multi-site conservation collection across a number of regional botanic gardens in the state) and associated regional BG capacity building. Here is a quick link to the program for information https://vimeo.com/334527904
  • Explore an integrated approach through examples and scrutiny (merits and pitfalls) of preservation, conservation, adaptation and mitigation
  • Advocate for, and promote collaborative solutions to addressing sector wide problems/issues
  • Wrapping with panel Q and A with all presenters.

Contact – John Arnott 0458 355 660

john.arnott@rbg.vic.gov.au

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