The Place of Reflection, a treasure within the Western Australian Botanic Garden, has received global recognition for its innovative design.
Due to very high fire danger conditions, Naturescape is closed and Kings Park afternoon guided walks are cancelled today.Read more...
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World class Place of Reflection
Kings Park Wins Green
Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been awarded an inaugural Green Flag Award for 2012/13.
Kings Park Brings Desert to Life
Kings Park and Botanic Garden is leading a world-first attempt to restore one of the largest deserts on earth in Saudi Arabia.
New plant species in Kings Park
A rare plant species that has gone undetected for over 180 years has been found by researchers in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
How orchids grow
Scientists have discovered some novel adaptations in Australian orchids that may explain why they are so hardy, in comparison to other orchids around the world.
Greener waste wins award
A recycling program that has reduced Kings Park’s green waste to zero has been announced as the winner of a 2012 Infinity Award, acknowledging the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority as a leader in innovation and waste reduction.
Plaque Dedication Ceremonies
Memorial plaques are periodically added to Kings Park's special Honour Avenues during dedication ceremonies held throughout the year.
- National Landscape Award
- 2012 Queen's Birthday Honour for former Kings Park CEO
- Winter Restoration Program
- Voted number one
- New home for Kings Park Education
- Insect ecophysiology, landscape energetics and pollination failure
- Kings Park at Heart
- Closures and service interruptions
- Cryopreservation in Kings Park
- Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park Opening
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