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Volunteer Botanical Training Program

Trainees looking at plants, Jervis Bay

Program coastal field trip 2012

Trainee looking at cryptogams

Participant examining lichens in the field in 2008

2023 Program

The Botanical Training Program will run as a hybrid program in January and February 2023. A three week online program of presentations and projects will commence Tuesday 3 January 2023, followed by a three week period of in-person training and collections work experience commencing Monday 23 January. Depending on your location, the in-person training component may be available at your closest State Herbarium. Please contact Bronwyn Collins (bronwyn.collins@csiro.au) for further details and to discuss your options.

To apply for a place in the 2023 program please email Bronwyn Collins (bronwyn.collins@csiro.au) with the following:

  • a brief cover letter
  • a transcript of your academic record
  • a CV and a statement of particular interests or aptitudes that you consider relevant
  • names and contact details for one or two referees (including at least one academic), and a contact telephone number (including for the period after exams).

Closing date for applications is Friday 9 December 2022.

Participants identifying plants, JB

Participants identifying plants at the Jervis Bay field station during their four-day field trip, January 2012.

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