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The Lindsay Pryor Walk commemorates Lindsay Pryor who was the foundation professor of botany at the Australian National University from 1958 to 1971.
Pryor's contribution to the landscape of Canberra came when he built on the foundation work between 1913 and 1926 of Charles Weston. He introduced new and genetically superior Australian and exotic trees and shrubs into the Canberra landscape and expanded the collection of trees in Weston`s Westbourne Woods arboretum.
|Address:||43 Biology Place, Australian National University, Acton, 2601|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.277254|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1958|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1971|
Lindsay Pryor Walk
Lindsay Dixon Pryor
(1915 - 1998)
Foundation Professor of Botany, ANU
1958 - 1971
Noted for his contribution to education and forestry, and the development of Canberra's landscape
Developed Eucalypt taxonomy and the worldwide utilisation of the genus
Greatly expanded Canberra`s urban forest and introduced many new species