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Investigate biodiversity, classification and plant adaptations

Discover the features and unique adaptations of some of Western Australia's most interesting flora.

Learn fascinating ways plants have adapted to survive in their environment, including plants with built-in sunblock and smelly oils, carnivorous plants with sticky leaves, as well as techniques for natural bushfire survival.

'An amazing variety of unusual plants that the kids have never looked closely at. They loved it. I loved watching their engagement. It supported our class study.' - Year 5 Teacher

Location: Kings Park Education Centre (Kings Park) or WA Ecology Centre (Bold Park)

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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: 5,6
Stream: E-STEM
WA Curriculum links: Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 1.5 hours

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.

Bold Park disruption

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

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BGPA secures European plant breeding rights

Kings Park-bred waxflower (Chamelaucium) varieties bred by Kings Park have had plant breeding rights secured in the European market for the next 20 years.

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The much-loved Kings Park Floral Clock has debuted a whole new look with a modern floral makeover from an exciting artist.

Fire Ecology Burn

Researchers and bushland staff at Kings Park successfully carried out a scientific research burn in a section of Kings Park bushland earlier this month. 

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