Plants and Animals of the North-West: some case studies from 50,000 years of archaeology

A talk presented to the Northern Suburbs Branch AUGUST 2020 by PROFESSOR PETER VETH (UWA) As an introduction, Pete briefly reviewed the two postulated options for migration into Australia – via Sulawesi and New Guinea (the northern route), or across the Sahul Shelf from Timor (the southern route) – keeping ...

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Eucalypt Treasures of WA

Main Club August 2020 Our speaker was Malcolm French, an agriculturalist, book publisher, associate researcher and Honorary Curator of the genus Eucalyptus at the WA Herbarium. He is a bush traveller and eucalypt chaser and received an OAM in 2015 for Conservation in Agriculture. Malcolm is now a volunteer at ...

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