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SYMPOSIUM: FLORA Symposium

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Today's date is Friday, August 07, 2020
FLORA Symposium : Challenges Facing Sustainability of plants in WA Today Other events...
Current Western Australian-based research in plant science and conservation biology, traditional uses of plants, and environmental issues that challenge our future, will be discussed in a symposium presented by eminent Western Australian speakers.

SPEAKERS

John Curtin Distinguished Professor Kingsley Dixon is Director for the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Mine Site Restoration (CMSR), a collaborative alliance between Curtin University, UWA, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority and six mining industry partners.

Vivienne ‘Binyarn’ Hansen is a Balladong Wadjuk Yorga woman from the Bibbulmun Nation, or Noongar people, of the south-west of Western Australia. She is co-author, together with John Horsfall, of Noongar Bush Medicine: Medicinal Plants of the South-west of Western Australia (2016) UWA Publishing.

Professor Steve Hopper AC is Professor of Biodiversity at the University of Western Australia’s Albany Centre.

Vicki Long is a Pilbara-based botanist, ecologist and ethno-botanist who has observed and worked with Pilbara flora for over 33 years. She has worked as an ethno-botanist with many Aboriginal groups and corporations in the Pilbara recording their traditional ecological knowledge, especially the use of plants.

Campus Partner: Institute of Advanced Studies
Location Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
Contact Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery <[email protected]> : 64883707
URL https://lwag1819.eventbrite.com/?aff=uwacal
Start Sat, 07 Apr 2018 12:30
End Sat, 07 Apr 2018 16:00
RSVP RSVP is required.
Submitted by Ryan Gibson <[email protected]>
Last Updated Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:30
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