• Free Event
  • Note: an administration fee may be applied if you fail to provide a notification of non-attendance prior to the event as set out in our Terms and Conditions

Water Sensitive Botanical Gardens

Tuesday 26th Jul 2011 7:30AM - 9:30AM

Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne - Observatory Building
Birdswood Avenue, South Yarra, Victoria, 3141

Please join us for a tour and breakfast presentations on Water Sensitive Botanic Gardens. Learn how some of our significant gardens are using water sensitive urban design techniques to assist in preserving their heritage and cultural values for generations to come.

Morning Site Visit 7:30 – 8.15am
Guided tour of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne stormwater harvesting system Presented by Ashley Roberts (GHD Waterways & Stormwater Technical Leader) and Andrew Laidlaw (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Breakfast and Presentations 8:30 – 9:30am
George Pentland Botanic Gardens by Frankston City Council
Leigh Holmes (CPG Water Engineer) & Alex Lee (CPG Landscape Architect)

Bendigo Botanic Gardens Master plan (City of Greater Bendigo)
Tim Buykx (CPG Landscape Architect – Former Bendigo Council Project Manager) & Karoline Klein (Landscape Architect, City of Grater Bendigo)

Please RSVP by July 22nd:

Students $20 AILA & SV Members $45 Non-members $55
Costs include sit down breakfast

Please see attached flyer for more details</p