Queensland Herbarium seminars and events
The Queensland Herbarium monthly Lunchtime Seminar Series is open to the public, and entry is free. Seminars will usually be held in the second week of each month in the FM Bailey Conference Room, in the Herbarium building foyer, Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha, 12.00 noon to 1.00 pm. For further information about seminars and events, contact us.
Monday 11 February
“The Environmental History everyone today should know: visiting a hypothetical museum of human ecology”, Richard Cassels, Director Climate Leadership and a Governor of WWF Australia
Richard has managed museums in New Zealand and Australia and 25 years. He was an Honorary Research Fellow at the Queensland Museum in Environmental History and Sustainable Futures, and the manager responsible for producing Dandiiri Maiwar, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders Cultures Centre at the Queensland Museum in Brisbane. Previously he was a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at Auckland University, specialising in the environmental impact of prehistoric peoples. He is a popular public speaker on environmental history and futures, both locally and nationally.
Monday 11 March
"The ACARP Project", Dr Michael Ngugi and Dr John Neldner, Queensland Herbarium
Monday 8 April
“Scarp to Swamp: Ecosystem Diversity across the Gulf Plains Bioregion, north-west Queensland”, Hans Dillewaard and Chris Appelman, Queensland Herbarium.
A spatial and temporal journey across the Gulf Plains Bioregion, exploring the relationships between geology, geomorphic processes and vegetation. There isn't as much grassland as you might think!
Monday 13 May
To be confirmed
Monday 17 June
Dr Ailsa Holland, Queensland Herbarium