We invite you to attend a one day symposium and a book launch


We invite you to attend a one day symposium and a book launch
We invite you to attend a one day symposium and a book launch sharing current
perspectives and research on Australian native grasslands
9.30am – 5.15pm, May 7th 2015
Mueller Hall, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
 Plenary talk from Assoc Prof Mark Hovenden (UTAS)
 Outcomes of social and ecological research work conducted by ARCUE as part of the
project: Australian Native Grasslands: Guiding Landscapes and Communities
in Transition.
 Presentations from a range of speakers, including: John Morgan (La Trobe
University), Kathryn Wells (K2C), Georgia Garrard (RMIT), Paul Gibson-Roy (GA), Reg
Abrahams (Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative), Dave Kendal (ARCUE), Adrian
Marshall (University of Melbourne) and more.
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.
5.30pm – 6.30pm, May 7th 2015
After the symposium please join us for a drink and nibbles to celebrate the launch of:
Land of Sweeping Plains: Managing and Restoring the Native Grasslands of South-eastern
Australia, edited by: Nicholas Williams (University of Melbourne), Adrian Marshall
(University of Melbourne), John Morgan (La Trobe University)
Mueller Hall, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
We hope that you can join us as we work together to energise grassland conservation research and
Mueller Hall is in the National Herbarium of Victoria building - on the corner of Birdwood Avenue and Dallas
Brooks Drive, F Gate, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, approximately 2km from the city centre and a
short tram ride from Flinders Station. Street metered car parking (up to four hours) is usually available close
to entry gates.
Julia Stammers (ARCUE) via phone: (03) 8344 0146 or email: [email protected] by April 10 2015.
**Please include whether you will attend the Symposium, the book launch, or both events, and any dietary
requirements or other special needs.
Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.