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Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens (formerly known as The Lagoons)

PO Box 41
Mackay QLD 4740

Phone: 07 - 4952 7300
Fax: 07 - 4952 7333
Email: botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au
Web Site: http://www.mackayregionalbotanicgardens.com.au

Authority: Mackay City Council
Established: Opened 24.5.2003
Area: 33ha - will be 48ha by 2015
Location: 9 Lagoon St West Mackay QLD 4740
Entry Fees: none
Open: every day, 5am to 10pm
   Administration open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
   Lagoons Gallery & Cafe open Wednesday to Friday 10am to 3pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm.
Number of Paid Staff: 8
Number of volunteers: 80
Planting records: paper and electronic
% Plants Labelled: 85%
% Native Aust Plants: 80%
Threatened Plant Prog: yes - Central Queensland Coast Bioregion native plants
% of collection vouchered: 20%
Vouchers held at: Brisbane and Private herbarium
P A Herbarium: yes
Special Collections: Rare plants of the Central Queensland Coast Bioregion and adjacent areas of the Brigalow Belt Bioregion.
Indoor Exhibition Space: yes

Plants Material Available
- For Public Sale: no
- Exchange with other Gardens: yes
- To Research Institutions: yes

Friends: Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Friends Association Inc.
Friend's Address: PO Box 41 Mackay QLD 4740
Friend's Web: http://www.mackayregionalbotanicgardens.com.au/friends_of_the_gardens

 


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