Kings Park Science is part of Biodiversity and Conservation Science within the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and has a large multi-disciplinary team of research scientists making internationally-recognised contributions to biodiversity conservation. Research is focused in the key areas of restoration ecology, seed science, conservation genetics, conservation biotechnology, orchid conservation, and systematics, with a focus on extension to practitioners and land managers.

Our scientists also play a key role in training future conservation scientists and practitioners through higher education.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from February 2020 until April 2020 due to concert events.

Naturescape closed February

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Saturday, 1 February 2020 until Sunday, 1 March 2020.

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Bridging the gap for sick kids

A new pedestrian bridge linking the Perth Children’s Hospital and Kings Park was officially announced by the Hon. Mark McGowan MLA, Premier of Western Australia today.

Great new grevilleas

Four new grevilleas developed in Kings Park and Botanic Garden will hit garden centres in WA for the first time this February, thanks to the park’s successful plant development program.

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