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Welcome to the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority's news, keeping you up-to-date with what's happening in Kings Park and Bold Park. You may also be interested in the media section and like to subscribe to one of our newsletters.

Please note that these news items served a particular purpose at a particular time and may have been superseded. They may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. They may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Cryopreservation is the ultra-low temperature storage applied for plant conservation by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

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Two of Western Australia’s plant experts recently embarked on a 1600 km journey through the mid-west to retrace the footsteps of Sir Robert Austin’s famous expedition of 1854.

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The Authority seeks to advise the community on all planned upcoming closures and impacts on access caused by inclement weather conditions and fire danger.

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The Bold Park Management Plan 2011–2016 has been approved and endorsed by the Hon. Bill Marmion MLC, Minister for Environment; Water.

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Kings Park staff featured on ABC's Catalyst, Thursday 15 September to discuss the amazing discovery linking cyanide poison to WA's floral emblem.

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Kings Park Festival is being celebrated by Australia Post with its recently released Floral Festivals Australia stamp issue.

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Kings Park is looking much greener with the addition of 40,000 new native plants.

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New floral treasures are being discovered in the Kimberley region by our enthusiastic staff and students.

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The Kings Park Science team enjoy an excellent world-wide reputation as leaders in the fields of biodiversity conservation and restoration.

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The stunning new 'Place of Reflection' was officially opened by the Premier, the Hon. Colin Barnett, on Friday 15 April 2011 in the Western Australian Botanic Garden.

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Make the most of your visit to Kings Park or Bold Park - check the weather, closures may apply.

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Ten eager new volunteers will brave the summer heat to join the Bushland and Garden Carers in Kings Park for the first time in January.

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