The fourth and final instalment in our Plant treasures Webinar series is coming up. From 1-2pm AEST on Thursday 9 June, join us online for an introduction to seed testing, germination and dormancy. Guest speakers for this webinar include Dr Lucy Commander, who managed the recent revision of the Florabank Guidelines, Dr Megan Hirst a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and Deakin University and Dr Lydia Guja from the National Seed Bank who will give a talk on behalf of Dr Gemma Hoyle. Put the date in your diary and use this Teams link to join the webinar.
This series is a collaborative project between the ANPC and BGANZ Collections and Records Management Group and is funded by a grant from The Ian Potter Foundation.
If you missed our conference in April you can now purchase recordings for all plenaries and workshop sessions. Head to our website to purchase access, there is a discount for our ANPC members.
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We’re proud to be hosting a free, online symposium over 21 and 28 July on translocating threatened Victorian plants. If you have translocation experience you would like to present at this symposium please contact the Project Manager Chantelle Doyle.
Earlier this month Amelia Martyn Yenson shared an online presentation on the Germplasm Guidelines at the US Center for Plant Conservation National Meeting which had the theme “Celebrating conservation milestones”.