The Botanic Garden that Thought it Could Change the World

Victoria Nature Festival

Join Clare Hart and Charlie Carroll in conversation with Sophie Cunningham and find out how plants will grow and survive in a warming climate.

The picture shows an a aerial image of the Melbourne Botanic Gardens with a focus on the arid garden and the gardens large water reserve. The city is in the background and they sky is light blue with clouds in the sky. Surrounding the Arid garden are lush big green trees and brightly coloured flowering plants.
Join acclaimed writer and climate activist Sophie Cunningham (author of Melbourne and City of Trees) in conversation with Charlie Carroll, Manager Arboriculture, and Clare Hart, Manager Horticulture, about the Gardens’ Landscape Succession Strategy and the international Climate Change Alliance of Botanic Gardens. 

Collaboration between botanic gardens across the globe is essential in understanding how plants will grow and survive in a warming climate.

Sophie, Charlie, and Clare will discuss how the Climate Change Alliance was formed right here in Melbourne, and how botanic gardens can harness their expertise to share and exchange skills and information on a global platform. 

This event is presented by Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.

Find more nature festival events