In the first half of this year, the National Arboretum in Canberra – officially inaugurated in February 2013 – welcomed more than 200,000 visitors.

After bush fires decimated bushland, a pine forest and a number of suburbs in Canberra in 2001, the Government of Canberra decided to build an Arboretum that would protect and showcase endangered species to ensure the survival of tree and plant species in case of natural disaster. “The Arboretum has…