23 June: the bouquet of St John

23 June: the bouquet of St John

On the days of the Summer Solstice, echoes of ancient times resound in the tradition of the Mazzetto di San Giovanni (St John's Bunch): what herbs are gathered and where does the custom come from?
 
We invite you to take an in-depth look at the ethnobotanical symbologies linked to St John in our territories: a journey that goes back in time, to the ancient bond between human beings and the botanical world, to ritual uses and pharmacological properties.
 


22 June: the flora of Friuli Venezia-Giulia Region

22 June: the flora of Friuli Venezia-Giulia Region

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Join us on Saturday 22nd for an unforgettable day dedicated to the vast plant biodiversity that distinguishes our region, immersed in the beauty of the Botanical Garden. Our special guest will be Professor Fabrizio Martini, who will present his latest work: the "Flora of Friuli-Venezia Giulia".

15 June: Six-legged Carsiana: a look at the insects of a Karst sinkhole

15 June: Six-legged Carsiana: a look at the insects of a Karst sinkhole

Current and past land use, dolines and the microclimate, the relationship between flowers and insects, soil, pond and woodland fauna, ecology and conservation, climate change, bio-indicators, environmental monitoring: these and others are examples of topics that can be discussed starting with the insects that we will be able to observe during a short walk in the botanical garden. 


8 June: Interactive guides for plant identification

8 June: Interactive guides for plant identification

Dichotomous keys are a crucial tool for botanists and nature enthusiasts, enabling the precise identification of plant species through a series of choices based on specific characteristics. Professor Nimis will illustrate how to use these keys effectively, making plant identification an accessible activity for everyone.

2 june: Born to Read in Carsiana

2 june: Born to Read in Carsiana

On Sunday 2 June from 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon at the Botanical Garden / Botanični vrt Carsiana (Sgonico / Zgonik 55) Nati per Leggere returns to offer nature readings aimed at families with children aged 2 and over. Following the formula adopted last year, the readings will be followed by a child-friendly walk to discover Carsiana in the company of a nature guide from the garden.

26 May: Geodiscovering Carsiana

26 May: Geodiscovering Carsiana

The Karst territory is characterised by a dense network of caves and caverns, many of which can only be visited by cavers with specific equipment, but some, with due caution, are ready to reveal themselves even to the less experienced.