17 November 2021
What’s happening in the First Creek Wetland’s ‘settlement’ pond?An alga has been growing there that hasn’t been recorded in Adelaide for many years.
Future planning analysis was completed in June 2006 for both the Adelaide Botanic Garden (including Botanic Park) and the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden.
The analysis provided:
A Masterplan Report for Adelaide Botanic Garden (including Botanic Park) and Mount Lofty Botanic Garden was completed in 2006. The Report provides clear direction for the future enhancement and development of each garden, both in the form of defined strategic directions and actions, and through the preparation of site Masterplans for each garden. The factors that have influenced each garden were analysed and key issues identified. These were grouped into four categories:
A Masterplan review for Wittunga Botanic Garden was conducted in 2019 and the public were invited to make comments and suggestions on the recommendations. The Masterplan Review Report provides clear direction for the enhancement and development of the garden, both in the form of defined strategic directions and actions, and through the preparation of a revised site Masterplan which is included in the report below.
The Strategic Responses and Actions have been organised into the following categories, then further organised into sub-categories:
The initial funding to realise some of the opportunities came following an investment of $750,000 for a nature play space and garden upgrades from the Adelaide City Deal (a State Government, Commonwealth Government and City of Adelaide initiative). A donation of $43,000 from the Copland Foundation and $10,000 from the Friends of Adelaide Botanic Garden will also result in enhancements over the next two years.