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Bring your own folding outdoor chair or picnic blanket and join Dr Suzette Searle, the President of the Wattle Day Association for a fascinating talk in the Golden Grove. Enjoy the glow and scent of Australia’s floral emblem in full bloom as you discover more about the significance, beauty and uses of Acacia pycnantha during a 30 minute talk. 

The newly launched Wattle Seed product collected from the Golden Grove will be available to purchase at the event, your piece of the Arboretum brought to you by the Friends of the National Arboretum with thanks to the Wattle Day Association.

Please wear sturdy enclosed shoes, bring water and dress for the weather. Meet at the Cork Oak carpark. When entering the National Arboretum, take the first right hand turn onto Cork Oak road and follow to the carpark. 


Attending this activity requires you to comply with the following COVID safe protocols:

- not participating if unwell

- practice good hand and respiratory hygiene

- maintaining social distancing where possible

The safety of our staff and visitors is our highest priority.

This event is brought to you by Wattle Day Association

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before the event, Please note that all bookings will incur a small booking fee of $1. Any refunds issued will be less the non-refundable booking fee.

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