The Australian Network for Plant Conservation (ANPC) marked its 21st year in 2012 with the 9th ANPC National Conference which aimed to:
- review and highlight plant conservation achievements in Australia over the last two decades,
- evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of our existing approaches to plant conservation,
- highlight current major issues facing plant conservation in Australia, and
- identify plant conservation directions in Australia for the coming decades.
The conference was held in Canberra from Monday afternoon 29 October to Friday 2 November.
The conference featured (click on the links for more details)
- A welcome reception at the Australian National Botanic Gardens with a 21 Gum Salute.
- Plenary speakers on day one of the conference.
- Presentation of papers on day two
- Workshops on day three
- Field trips on day four.
Voices in Plant Conservation
Over the coming months audio recordings, with the associated slide show, of the presentations of plenary speakers will be added to the website. Click on the image to hear the presentation.
Presentation by Emeritus Prof. Henry Nix AO, Visiting Fellow, Australian National University, ACT on Land, Water and Life.