Date/Time: 
Tue, 22/05/2018 (All day) to Sun, 27/05/2018 (All day)

BOTANIC GARDEN OPEN DAY 27TH MAY 2018

DATE

TIME

WEEK OF ACTIVITIES

Tuesday

22/5/2018

10am - 12pm

Your responsibility under the Biosecurity Act 2015 with Tim Bekis (CHCC Weeds inspector and Biosecurity Authorised officer).

Meet at the front of the garden. Tim will discuss property owner’s responsibilities under the new Biosecurity Act and answer question. (Limited places please book to reserve a place) 

12.30pm – 2.30pm

Identify bushland weeds with Aaron Hartley (CHCC Bush Regeneration services).

Meet at the front of the garden. Aaron will look at environmental weeds and garden escapees in our local native bushland (Limited places please book to reserve a place) 

Wednesday

23/5/2018

10am - 12pm

Grow roses on the Coffs coast with Allan Betty

Meet at the sensory garden. (Limited places please book to reserve a place) 

Thursday

24/5/2018

Botanical Careers day for year 6 &10 students

Workshops will be held for students to highlighting potential career paths in botanical based industries. Speakers will be from National Parks and Wildlife, Office of Environment and Heritage, TAFE NSW, Florist.

1pm – 3pm

The diversity of our Botanic Garden

Barry Kemp will walk you through the diverse range of plants that on display within the botanic garden. (Limited places please book to reserve a place) 

Friday

25/5/2018

7.30pm – 9.30pm

Nocturnal walk in the Botanic Garden

Walk through the Botanic Garden with NPW officers and explore and discover the creatures of night. This is always is always a fun experience. (Limited places please book to reserve a place) 

Saturday

26/5/2018

8.30am –

2.30pm

Botanica plant fair

Winter is a great time in Coffs Harbour to plant and establish plants before the summer heat. It’s also the most pleasant time to be working in the garden.

Sunday

27/5/2018

10am – 12pm

Open day

Guided tours with the people mover (gold coin donation), visit the seedbank and herbarium, check out the powerful owl (If he is not hiding). Maybe just take a walk and check out what has happen since our last open day.   

To make a booking please phone:

NCRBG-66484188

Rick Ackland-0408472551