Learn about some of the important climate science projects underway at Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne with Future Landscapes, a special one-day talks program.
Join acclaimed writer and climate activist Sophie Cunningham (Melbourne and City of Trees) as she discusses the future of fungi with Tom May, Principal Research Scientist (Mycology). Uncover the story of the Gardens’ Landscape Succession Strategy with Sophie and Charlie Carroll, Manager Arboriculture to find out how this led to the creation of Climate Change Alliance of Botanic Gardens; or go on a First Nations Climate Change Justice Walk with Christopher Jakobi, Aboriginal Learning Facilitator and become versed in Indigenous land management practices.
Presented by Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria as part of Inspiring Victoria’s ACCLIMATISE program for National Science Week, 14 – 22 August 2021.
Register for the following talks and tour:
Sat 21 Aug, 11am (1.5hrs) – First Nations Climate Change Justice Walk
Sat 21 Aug, 1pm (1hr) – The Botanic Garden that Thought it Could Change the World
Sat 21 Aug, 3pm (1hr) – The Future of Fungi