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Friends Activities - Friends GCRBG

EACH YEAR FRIENDS VOLUNTEER COUNTLESS HOURS TO THE OPERATION OF THE BOTANIC GARDENS.
WE INVITE YOU TO SHARE THE EXPERIENCE OR SIMPLY SUPPORT FRIENDS WORK BY BECOMING A MEMBER

Volunteer Gardeners & The Nursery
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Volunteer Gardeners & The Nursery

Assist Botanic Gardens staff with gardening duties including pruning, mulching and planting. Also assist with co-ordination of community planting events. Volunteers meet every Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30am Oct – Mar; 7:30 – 9:30am Apr - Sep. Friends Nursery volunteers propagate regional plants for the Gardens, and to raise funds through plant sales. Volunteers meet every Friday from 7a.m at the Nursery.

Friends Centre Volunteers
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Friends Centre Volunteers

Provide Visitor Information and assistance daily from 10:00am till 2:00pm

Volunteer Guides & Presentations
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Volunteer Guides & Presentations

Provide free regular guided walks and tours to help visitors experience the Gardens. Specialist group tours can be organised for a small fee. Walks are available on 1st Sunday and 3rd Wednesday of the month starting at the Friends Centre. Speakers with knowledge about the Gardens can be organised for outside community groups. A small fee is charged for private group tours and presentations.

Children’s Activities
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Children’s Activities

Friends present ‘Botanica Quest’ and 'Kids in Conservation’ for 4-14 year-olds during school holidays. Children can experience nature based displays at the Friends Centre.

We invite you to share the rewarding experience of being a Friend