VIC Plant Selection for a Changing Climate

Wouldn't you like to know that the selection of plants on your next project will thrive rather than die? If your answer is yes, then don't miss this interactive session presented by AILA Vic's Environment Committee. Registration essential.






Session Overview & Presenters

Jeff Beavis, Ecodynamics - Nursery Manager 

    1. Indigenous plant physiology and genetics (high level) incl. gene expression  
    2. Propagation methods
    3. Production times relating to provenance
    4. Things to look for in climate tolerant plants – physical attributes for heat and drought tolerance.

John Fitzgibbon, Metro Trees - Director

    1. Relative merits of exotics vs natives
    2. Lack of diversity in street trees, future tree production – what types of trees should we be considering in light of a changing climate?
    3. Rules around Family à Genus à Species for greater biodiversity and to stimulate gene pool

Event duration
1hr welcome, introductions and presentations + 15 mins Q&A


Please note: The zoom event details will be shared with registered attendees on the morning of the event.


Proudly supported by: Ecodynamics and Metro Trees

28/10/2021 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
ZOOM Details to Be Emailed VIC AUSTRALIA

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