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One of the most common questions visitors to Kings Park ask recently is ‘how is the big Boab tree?'

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Together with Parks and Wildlife and the WA Herbarium, the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority has released a special edition of Nuytsia – Western Australia's Journal of Systematic Botany.

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Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, enjoyed a warm welcome and an insight into Australia's most exceptional park in Kings Park and Botanic Garden on Sunday 15 November 2015 - the last stop in their Australian visit.

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The Botanic Terraces and Botanic Pavilion have opened in Kings Park, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the WA Botanic Garden.

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Warmer weather and spring wildflowers are bringing increased numbers of visitors to Bold Park and canine cooperation from visitors is encouraged.

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Spring is here and so is the Kings Park Festival! Kings Park and Botanic Garden will celebrate the most beautiful wildflower show on Earth with 'Beauty Rich and Rare' in 2015.

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Two new publications capturing our love for Kings Park have just been released.

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The Hon Albert Jacob MLA Minister for Environment presented a grant for $100,000 from Lotterywest to the Friends of Kings Park on Wednesday.

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The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority and BHP Billiton Iron Ore have led a ground-breaking 'think tank' as part of the Restoration Seed Bank Initiative.

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Have you subscribed to our e-newsletter? Do you follow us on Facebook? Don't miss out! 'Like or Link' to connect with Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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The latest updates and news on our involvement in #GenerationRestoration, the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Biara Cafe temporary closure

Biara Cafe will be closing temporarily from 2 August - 19 September for refurbishment works.

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

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New Bold Park Management Plan

The Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 has been published by BGPA after a period of extensive public consultation

Hort Couture - Community Art Project

Crochet and knitting enthusiasts - we want you!

It's that time of year again, when the wildflowers start to bloom and our thoughts turn to all things spring. In celebration of our gorgeous selection of WA wildflowers, we are running another of our famous community crocheting projects.

Ready, aim, restore! A new approach to define and achieve restoration targets

A team of researchers from Kings Park Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Science, the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, have led the development of an approach for ecosystem restoration which connects scientific research, restoration policy, and on-the-ground action.

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