Skip to content

Heritage Ireland

Biodiversity Week: Arctic Plants of Svalbard


Free of charge

Book Tickets


23/05/2024 - 23/05/2024
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


National Botanic Garden of Ireland – Glasnevin

Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. One of the world’s northernmost inhabited areas, it's known for its rugged, remote terrain of glaciers and frozen tundra sheltering polar bears, Svalbard reindeer and Arctic foxes. The main focus of this talk however, will be on the arctic plants of the archipelago.

Join Dr Paul Fitters, lecturer at Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture for this illustrated presentation.

Booking Essential: book tickets at the desk at National Botanic Gardens or on Eventbrite.


Dublin 9
D09 VY63

01 857 0909

Getting Here

3.5 km north from centre of Dublin, Botanic Road, Glasnevin.

Open location in Google Maps

Click the relevant icon below to open Maps directions

Heritage Card

Unlimited access to Ireland’s past

Buy one today

Join our mailing list


Keep up to date on our news, events, activities and publications.