7th National Conference - April 2008

Our declining flora - tackling the threats

21 - 24 April 2008
‘Winbourne’ Edmund Rice Retreat & Conference Centre, 1315 Mulgoa Road, Mulgoa, NSW (near Penrith, western Sydney)

The 7th ANPC National Conference was co-hosted by Mount Annan Botanic Garden and focused on the threatening processes responsible for declines in our native flora. Various threatening processes were examined, including issues of global significance such as climate change, as well as more locally urgent issues such as weeds and habitat loss.


Keynote speakers and abstracts

  • Professor Lesley Hughes – Overall keynote: Threats and responses at the Continental and Landscape scale
  • Dr David Keith – Theme: Threatening processes and their role in biodiversity conservation
  • Dr Kevin Thiele – Theme: Threats and responses at the ecological community scale
  • Dr David Coates – Theme: Threats and responses at the species scale