Thursday 23 March from 3pm to 4pm
Starting from: $40
Join our expert panel and learn about the complex issues of climate change, habitat loss and species decline
Join our expert panel with Dr Brett Summerell, the RBG Chief Scientist and Director Science, Education and Conservation, Professor Maria Byrne FAA, aquatic species expert, and Dr Elspeth McLennan, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Koala Genome Survey, Sydney University. It’s a chance to learn about our Threatened Species and the work being down to save them. Costa Georgiadis, Landscape Architect, and host of ABC’s Gardening Australia programme will also take questions from the floor as we try to understand the complex issues of climate change, habitat loss and species decline.
This event have been organised in conjuction with On the Edge: Species at Risk exhibition. All ticket purchases support Foundation & Friends to continue our support of the Botanic Gardens.
Coming to Lion Gate Lodge in Autumn 2023, On the Edge will highlight Australian flora, fauna and habitats that are threatened by climate change, development, introduced species and other environmental issues. The exhibition will showcase a diversity of endangered and vulnerable Australian species and ecological communities. The artwork includes a wide variety of mediums such as painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, ceramics, wood, and textiles. Each artwork will be accompanied by an artist's statement outlining the threat the species or environment is facing.