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September Arboretum tour
ANU Alumni are invited to a special guided tour of the National Arboretum Canberra hosted by ANU Alumna Dr. Agnes Walker. Agnes volunteers as a tour guide at the Arboretum and has kindly offered to host a tour specifically for ANU alumni. This tour, tailored for alumni, will highlight areas of the Arboretum dedicated to research for the ANU, as well as a behind the scenes, look at how the Arboretum provides water to its trees in a revolutionary and sustainable solution.

The National Arboretum Canberra features 94 forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from around Australia and the world. Many of the trees are still young but two of the forests are over 100 hundred years old. Over 44,000 trees from over 100 countries are growing across the huge 250 hectare (618 acre) site, making it one of the world's largest living collections of rare, endangered and significant trees (source: https://www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au/).

The tour will take approximately 2 hours and will be on fairly even ground.

Date: Saturday 28 September

Time: 9.30am, the tour will take approximately 2 hours.

Location: The National Arboretum Canberra, we will meet outside the main visitors building, please look for the ANU Alumni sign.

Please Bring: A hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, comfortable clothes, comfortable walking shoes, a drink bottle.

We will have some bottled water available, however, to remain as sustainable as possible, please consider bringing a reusable water bottle with you from home.

Tickets are limited to this free tour so please register early to secure your spot. If you are no longer able to make the event please contact ANU Alumni Relations as we will have a waitlist of others who wish to attend.
Saturday, 28 September 2019 at 9:30 AM
Attendee: 1 Complimentary

Updated:  June 02, 2020 /Responsible Officer:  Alumni Relations Senior Officer /Page Contact:  Alumni Relations