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    Raised from the dead at Bendora Arboretum

    In a surprising joint project between National Arboretum Canberra, Bendora Arboretum and Yarralumla Nursery, seedlings of the critically endangered Clanwilliam cypress tree (Widdringtonia wallichii) have been re-planted at Bendora Arboretum in the Brindabella Mountains. See the full story.
    (Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2015)

    Prime Minister of Vietnam plants an Acacia implexa in Central Valley

    On 18 March 2015, the ACT Chief Minister, Mr Andrew Barr MLA, joined His Excellency Mr Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and his wife, Madame Tran Thanh Kiem, to plant a Hickory wattle (Acacia implexa) in the Central Valley of the National Arboretum Canberra. See the full story.
    (Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015)

    Corvettes ‘show and shine’ in the Arboretum car park

    On 5 April 2015, 43 corvettes from the Corvette Nationals in Canberra event, hosted by the Corvettes of Canberra, visited the Arboretum for an informal cruise to show the uniqueness of these cars. Many car lovers enjoyed looking at the cars parked at the Arboretum See the full story.
    (Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015)

    Plenty of fun in the autumn school holidays

    We offer plenty of fun activities during the upcoming autumn school holidays, including Bonsai making workshops for children 8 years and over; kite making and decorating for all ages; and exploring the forests and Pod Playground. See the full story.
    (Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2015)

    Extinct Franklinias flourishing in Forest 93

    Extinct in the wild since the early 1800s, the Franklin tree, Franklinia alatamaha, lives on as an unusual ornamental tree. Five of these rare trees in Forest 93 will have their numbers boosted through the efforts of the horticultural team. See the full story.
    (Published: Friday, 20 February 2015)

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