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Bushland conservation techniques

Discuss Western Australian biodiversity and the importance of its conservation. Learn about taxonomy and undertake real-life scientific processes to collect specimens and identify species.

Press a plant specimen to create an herbarium record and learn how to clean and dry seeds for future propagation. Pot up your own native seed to plant at school or home, observe its growth and help support biodiversity in your backyard. 

Suitable for extension primary students.

'The students were so engaged. Great program, very enjoyable - thanks heaps!' - Year 9 Teacher

Location: Kings Park Education Centre or Bold Park

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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Tags: Year level: 7,8,9,10
Stream: E-STEM
WA Curriculum links: Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 1.5 hours

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.

Floral Clock Maintenance

Please be advised that the Floral Clock outside Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop will be undergoing maintenance from Tuesday 22 March.

Bold Park disruption

Banksia Carpark in Bold Park is currently closed to the public due to stormwater damage.

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The endangered Bussell’s Spider Orchid (Caladenia busselliana) has been successfully germinated at Kings Park using seed collected more than 20 years ago from a sub-population that has since disappeared in the wild.

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