New in the ANBG Library & Archive
March & April 2012
last issue: February 2012
The Gardens’ Library is located on the first floor of the Botany Building at the ANBG, Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain.
Opening hours are 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Members of the public may use the library by appointment.
The bulletin contains a list of new material recently received in the library. These items together with recent issues of journals and magazines are on display in the ANBG Library for approximately three to four weeks. All registered library clients are welcome to use the library and photocopy display items or reserve items for loan.
Staff may request items from the bulletin by phone, fax or email.
Phone: (02) 6250 9480
Fax: (02) 6250 9432
BOOKS & PAMPHLETS
Caring for our Australian Alps catchments: summary report for policy makers
Graeme L. Worboys and Roger B. Good
[Canberra]: Dept. of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, 2011
Also available via the Internet at:http://www.climatechange.gov.au/~/media/publications/water/australian-alps-catchments/Caring-for-our-Australian-Alps-catchments-20110922-PDF.pdf
P 333.954160994 CAR
Enterprise agreement 2011-2014
Canberra : DSEWPaC, 2012
Also available to Dept staff via the Intranet at:
Pollination and floral ecology
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2011
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of pollination biology, in 778 pp.
Draft National Wildlife Corridors Plan, March 2012
National Wildlife Corridors Plan Advisory Group
[Canberra]: Australian Government,2012
Also available via the Internet at: http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/wildlife-corridors/consultation/index.html
P 577.550994 DRA
Munginabitta’s country: flora and fauna at Panatana and Marshalls Hill
Devonport, Tas : Six Rivers Aboriginal Corporation, 2011
Description of the plants and animals in this region of Tasmania, together with information on Aboriginal uses.
The illustrated book of mushrooms
Mirko Svrcek (text), Bohumil Vancura (illustrations)
London : Caxton Editions, 1998
Selected medicinal plants in Vietnam
National Institute of Materia Medica
Hanoi : Science & Technology Publishing House, 1999
Native plant or weed: pick the difference. Vol. 2
Paterson, NSW : Tocal College, NSW Dept of Primary Industries, 2007
Top End wildflowers
Darwin : Charles Darwin University Press, 2011 (Wildlife of the Northern Territory; vol. 2)
[Darwin]: G. Brown, 2010 (Wildlife of the Northern Territory; vol. 1)
Biological control of weeds in Australia
Mic Julien, Rachel McFadyen, Jim Cullen (eds.)
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2012
Reviews biological control of weeds in Australia to 2011, covering over 90 weed species and a multitude of biological control agents and potential agents.
Living architecture: green roofs and walls
Graeme Hopkins and Christine Goodwin
Collingwood, Vic : CSIRO Publishing, 2011
Design inspiration and practical advice on green roofs and living walls, using Australian and New Zealand examples.
Sunburnt: landscape architecture in Australia
Sueanne Ware & Julian Raxworthy
Amsterdam : Sun Architecture, 2011.
Gorgeous gardens, way down south
Hobart : 40 Degrees South, 2011
Describes 28 gardens in southern Tasmania.
Mr JW Lewin, painter and naturalist
Sydney : NewSouth Publishing, 2012
Author, illustrator, printmaker and natural historian, Lewin created the first illustrated book published in Australia.
My second book of Australian flower fairies
Malvern, Vic : Brolly Books, 2010
ANBG copy donated by Murray Fagg.
Alexander Macleay, from Scotland to Sydney
Kulnura, NSW : Paradise Publishers, 2012
Biography of Macleay, 1767-1848, Australia’s first speaker in the Legislative Council, who also had an active interest in natural history.
My home in Tasmania, during a residence of nine years
Louisa Anne Meredith
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
Facsimile reprint. Originally published: 1852.
Proceedings of the 8th Flora Malesiana Symposium, Singapore, 23-27 August 2010
K.M. Wong et al (eds.)
Singapore : National Parks Board, 2011 (The Gardens’ Bulletin, vol. 63(1-2) 2011)
REPRINTS AND VERTICAL FILE
A taxonomic review of Homoranthus (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae)
Lachlan M Copeland, Lyn A Craven and Jeremy J Bruhl; line drawings by Ian Telford
Australian Systematic Botany, vol. 24, 2011, pp. 351-374
Also available to DSEWPaC staff via the Intranet at:http://www.publish.csiro.au/?act=view_file&file_id=SB11015.pdf
Safeguarding Australia’s flora through the Australian Seedbank Partnership
BGjournal, vol. 9, no. 1, 2012, pp. 25-28.
Available via the Internet at: http://www.bgci.org/resources/bgjournal/
Growing Friends record of meeting 4 Feb & 3 March 2012
ANBG Volunteer Guides meeting minutes 21 February 2012
23rd Feb: The future of alpine offspring: Australian alpine seed and seedling ecology / Gemma Hoyle
1st March: Birds and habitat change in ACT woodlands / Nicki Taws
8th March: Desert leaves: when being thick keeps you out of trouble / Andrea Leigh
Biographical cuttings on ANBG staff member, Kurt Thaler.
CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, COURSES
A Walk in the West
Australian Plants Society Victoria quarterly gathering, hosted by APS Geelong
16-17th June 2012
Mangroves, Myalls and More
Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens Conference
Hosted by The Friends of the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
18-19th August 2012
Port Augusta, SA
Change - an Opportunity for Revitalisation
Parks and Leisure Australia National Conference
16-19th September 2012
Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle, NSW
Australasian Mycological Society Conference
26-28th September 2012
Flecker Botanical Gardens, Cairns, Qld
Plant Conservation in Australia – Achievements and Future Directions
Australian Network for Plant Conservation National Conference
29th October to 2nd November 2012