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2015 Upcoming Events

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  • National Tree Day - Friday 24th July
  • 5th Anniversary of the Arboretum - August
  • Biodiversity Month - September
  • Wattle Day - Monday 1st September
  • Open Day - Saturday 12th September

Sydney Turpentine Ironbark Forest, Photo: Samantha Newton

2010 Photographic Competition Results

In 2010 a Photographic Competition was held to commemorate the launch of the Arboretum.

Competition was stiff, with 60 entries being submitted for judging. The judges looked for images that inspired them to visit the Arboretum, and images that represented different depths of the Arboretum, from landscape to macro.

And the winners are:

First Prize
Second Prize
Third Prize
Margaret Morgan - Angophora Michael Gillings - Untitled Helena Bolle - Bottlebrush


Highly Commended

Kasia Zieminska
Plants Are Watching Us

Arun Dass
Matthew Bulbert
Still Reflecting
Helena Bolle
Young Eucalypt

Christina Birnbaum

Emily Smyth-King
Anke Snoek
Flying, Laughing, Spring
Hector Viveros
The Guardian of the Forest 2
Christina Birnbaum
Doug Kelley
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Andrea Nicastro
Doug Kelley
Running Around
Arun Dass
Michael Gillings
Andrea Nicastro
All entries
Thanks again to our prize sponsors
Department of Biological Sciences
Macquarie Sustainability
Eden Gardens, Lane Cove Road, North Ryde



Key Dates in the Arboretum calendar

Keep a look out on our website for activities to celebrate the following:

  • World Environment Day (5 June)
  • Arbor Week (last week of July)
  • Wattle Day (1 September)
  • Biodiversity Month (September)
  • National Threatened Species Day (7 September)