04/04/2012 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Europe/Malta Timezone
133 Melita Street
Don’t miss this opportunity for a guided talk and walk  by Malta’s leading botanist Mr Edwin Lanfranco who inspired so many to take up an active interest in botany, including myself, as well as countless students and environmentalists. Mr Lanfranco has been instrumental in creating awareness on the biodiversity around us and in increasing educational material about the matter.
Wednesday 4th April 6.30pm: Talk about Malta’s Flora @ Din l-Art Helwa 133 Melita Street Valletta. Donations welcome.
Saturday 7th April 10am: Field visit with Mr Lanfranco at Majjistral Park. By booking only: walks@majjistral.org.
(Eur 5 for adults, Eur 3 students, Park volunteers join free). More details later on.


Starting 1968, has taught Biology at all levels, starting in Secondary school, through sixth form to University where he was a full-time lecturer between 1987 and 2011. Retired from full-time employment in October 2011.  Has been carrying out research in botany: mainly floristics and vegetation studies since 1964 and has published numerous papers and co-authored books as well as contributing actively to raise awareness on the need of conservation of natural resources.  Long active in environmental NGOs.  Has lectured in various countries including Italy, France and Germany.  Has carried out field work in Italy, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.  Still active as a consultant on botanical and ecological matters.

FOR KIDS (7-12): 
Second JUNIOR RANGER event on Monday 9th April afternoon. More details will be sent to interested participants closer to the date.
Most of us enjoy nature and the tranquillity it gives us. We enjoy its services for free in the air we breathe, the seas we swim, the land we walk. And so much more.
Fewer of us give some time and energy back into nature – the countless abuse and disturbance which nature suffers because of our activities both legal and not deserves at least some input from our side to reduce the impact we create.

If you agree with the above and have some time every now and then to help you can email us on walks@majjistral.org as we are always looking for volunteers to help in various aspects such as:

– erosion control
– reducing access by motorised vehicles
– cleanups (neverending)
– removal of illegal structures
– help at the afforestation area where a huge dumping site is in process of restoration
– kids activities
and more…

We thank all of you out there who have helped in some way in addressing issues at the park since its inception in 2007. May we have more people like you!