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Aboriginal Science and Sustainability

Aboriginal Science and Sustainability

Please note that this trail is available as a self-guided trail only at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Students are led on a trail through the Mallee collection at the Adelaide Botanic Garden focusing on a number of plants to highlight sustainability issues, science adaptation and traditional Aboriginal plant use.

The Mallee and Arid region vegetation covers most of South Australia. This inquiry also compares some of the land use practice of traditional Aboriginal people with modern land use methods.

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