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Indigenous Food and Agriculture

13 August @ 6:30 pm7:45 pm

Come yarn about native foods, healthy eating and Australian Indigenous farmers.

Climate Notes @ Royal Botanical Gardens Victoria

14 August @ 2:00 pm3:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until 15 August 2021

This emotive exhibition features six new musical works by Australian composers Damien Barbeler, Kate Moore, Bree van Reyk, Cathy Milliken and Daniel Blinkhorn exploring the emotional impacts of climate change, and propels us to consider what it feels like to live through a time when climate change affects every aspect of our lives.

Eco-Dyeing 101 Workshop

15 August @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Join us in Science Week for a fabulous family workshop and learn how to use the plants in our neighbourhood to dye materials. Local textile artist Rose Kulak will be teaching this workshop in our garden and out in The Shed.

Climate Change: Families for a Thriving Future @ Melbourne Museum

15 August @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm

An exciting opportunity for families to deepen their understanding of climate science and our changing world, as they discuss climate action and work together as a family to create a climate pledge.

First Nations Climate Change Justice Walk

21 August @ 11:00 am12:30 pm

First Nations people have long lived in balance with nature. On this walking tour with Christopher Jakobi, Aboriginal Learning Facilitator, celebrate Country and learn from the environmental knowledge and practices First Nations people have employed for thousands of years. Become…

The Botanic Garden that Thought it Could Change the World

21 August @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Join acclaimed writer and climate activist Sophie Cunningham (author of Melbourne and City of Trees) in conversation with Clare Hart, Manager Horticulture, and Peter Symes, Curator Horticulture, about the Gardens’ Landscape Succession Strategy and the international Climate Change Alliance of Botanic Gardens. Collaboration between botanic gardens across the globe is essential in understanding…

The Future of Fungi

21 August @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Join Tom May, Principal Research Scientist (Mycology) in a discussion with writer and climate activist Sophie Cunningham (author of Melbourne and City of Trees) about the future of fungi. Fungi are megadiverse, estimated at several million species globally. Discover the role of fungi in ecosystems and how they will fare in future climates; and learn how fungi…

Collecting Insights: Environmental Adaptation in Victoria @ Parliament of Victoria

22 August @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Join us for our ACCLIMATISE special panel conversation, streamed live from the Legislative Council Chamber at Parliament House with a small invited live audience of families.

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Ms Rena Singh
Manager, Inspiring Victoria
03 9663 5259
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