In 2009, the Kings Park Volunteer Guides celebrate 25 years of service to Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
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Kings Park Guides Celebrate 25 Years
The Boab Blooms
Gija Jumulu has once again delighted staff by flowering during April. This is the first time any of the Kings Park boabs have flowered.
Relocation to save eighty year old tree
After some minor delays in extracting the tree and some challenging manoeuvring down Fraser Avenue, the Kings Park arboricultural team have hailed the relocation of an eighty year old Red-flowering Gum a success.
Kings Park Management Plan
The Kings Park and Botanic Garden Management Plan 2009-2014 has been endorsed by the Minister for Environment; Youth.
After the fire - the benefit of science
After the smoke has settled on the bushfire that destroyed more than 40ha of Kings Park and threatened nearby buildings, the name of a substance that could play a major role in regenerating the park has been revealed in the world's most highly cited plant journal - Plant Physiology.
Beyond the Beaker - seed science
Renee Tuckett, a PhD student at the Authority, was recently involved with Scitech's ‘Beyond the Beaker Program' aimed at encouraging students to pursue science careers.
New life for Kings Park mother and child
The iconic nine foot bronze sculpture by Margaret Priest, located in the Pioneer Women's Memorial fountain in Kings Park, has been restored to its former glory so it can sparkle once again.
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