The evolution of the eucalypt – a guided tour
Celebrate the diversity of 124 species of eucalypts with a guided tour at Adelaide Botanic Garden!
Join Andrew Thornhill on a tour of Australia's most dominant plant group as he celebrates the diversity of 124 species of eucalypts growing in the Adelaide Botanic Garden and Botanic Park!
Along the way, you’ll discover the specific characteristics that define different eucalypts and explore the incredible evolutionary history of the group.
Andrew is a research botanist at the State Herbarium of South Australia and University of Adelaide and has published research on phylogenetics and fossil record of the eucalypts.
Date: Friday 2nd October 2020
Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Meet: Just inside the Friends’ Gate, Adelaide Botanic Garden (B7 on map)
See you soon!
The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff remains our highest priority and, in preparation to welcoming our programmes, we are implementing new COVID-19 compliant protocols to offer an enjoyable experience for all participants while minimising the risk of COVID-19. Measures include:
• Participants must not attend if they are unwell and/ or exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms.
• Group sizes have been kept small to ensure physical distancing can be adhered to while not impacting on the quality of the learning experience.
• Participants and staff must practice good hygiene before, during and after sessions.
• Participants must maintain physical distance (1.5m).
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