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Below is a list of the events and celebrations occurring as part of National Eucalypt Day 2021. We thank our partners for their support!

You can find out more on Twitter:  @EucalyptAus , #EucBeaut , #NationalEucalyptDay and on the Eucalypt Australia Facebook page.

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GumFest! Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha (Qld)

March 20

Free

Join us for a family-friendly celebration of the eucalypt – one of our national botanic treasures. Learn more about our magnificent gum species and the amazing wildlife they support.

There are talks, guided walks, workshops and activities for both kids and adults – try some gum leaf and nut art and craft; taste-test gum leaf tea (and other bush brews) and species-specific eucalypt honey; follow our gum tree story trail; learn which gums are best for your backyard; and enjoy tapping your feet to the tunes of the Rantan Bush Band… we have a range of activities for all the family to enjoy!

We’re putting on a shuttle bus at the Visitor Information Centre to take you up to the Australian Plant Communities carpark, or you can follow the gum leaves along the adventure trail! Tasty snacks and cold drinks will be available for purchase up at the festival site. See you there!

Location: Meet at the Australian Plant Communities

GumFest (link to festival ticketing)https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/gumfest-158037964
Great Gum Story Trail (no bookings required)https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/gumfest-great-gum-story-trail-158015436
Nature Journalling with Paula Peeters (Bookings required)https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/gumfest-nature-journalling-with-paula-peeters-158016065
Scribbly Gum Secrets with Dannika Patterson and Megan Forward10.30am session (Bookings required)https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/gumfest-scribbly-gum-secrets-158016106
Scribbly gum secrets with Dannika Patterson and Megan Forward12.30pm session (Bookings required)https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/gumfest-scribbly-gum-secrets-158016135
Speakers Tent general informationhttps://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/gumfest-speakers-tent-158015538

 

Speakers Tent Eventbrite links for booking into individual talks

Speakers Tent 10:00am session with Peta Deacon: Eucalypts in your backyard – seeds and seedlingshttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gumfest-speakers-tent-10am-eucalypts-in-your-backyard-with-peta-deacon-tickets-267189319447
Speakers Tent 10:45am session with Dr. Tim Heard: The importance of Pollinatorshttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gumfest-speakers-tent-1045am-the-importance-of-pollinators-dr-tim-heard-tickets-267191235177
Speakers Tent 11:30am session with Sue Morris: Flying Foxes – Nature’s gardenershttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gumfest-speakers-tent-1130am-flying-foxes-with-sue-morris-tickets-267191586227
Speakers Tent 12:30pm session with Natalie Billing: Eucalypt dyeshttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gumfest-speakers-tent-1230pm-eucalypt-dyes-with-natalie-billing-tickets-267191836977
Speakers Tent 1:30pm session withAndrew Dinwoodie: The Powerful Owl Projecthttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gumfest-speakers-tent-130pm-the-powerful-owl-project-andrew-dinwoodie-tickets-267193411687

Venue

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Mount Coot-Tha Road
Toowong, Qld 4066 Australia
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Website:
https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/gumfest-158037964
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