VIC Plant Selection for a Changing Climate

VIC Plant Selection for a Changing Climate




Session Overview & Presenters

Jeff Beavis, Ecodynamics - Nursery Manager 

    1. Indigenous plant physiology and genetics - useful background for plant selection  
    2. Production times relating to provenance
    3. Things to look for in climate tolerant plants – physical attributes for heat and drought tolerance.

John Fitzgibbon, Metro Trees - Director

    1. Relative merits of exotics vs natives
    2. Street tree diversity and future tree production – what types of trees should we be considering in light of a changing climate?
    3. Greater biodiversity for resilience of street tree planting - rules for ratios of families, genera and species


Event hosted by: AILA Vic Environment Committee Member, Brendon Burke

Event duration
1hr welcome, introductions and presentations + 15 mins Q&A


Please note: The zoom event details will be shared with registered attendees on the morning of the event.


Proudly supported by: Ecodynamics and Metro Trees