Seed Conservation

DRBNats, 12 APRIL 2024 Dr Crawford is a research scientist at the WA Herbarium and is responsible for the Threatened Seed Centre. His expertise lies in ex-site seed conservation, which includes seed collection, storage, and longevity. He specializes in seed dormancy and germination of the collection. He offered us insight ...

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Glorious Grasstrees and other Flora at Star Swamp Reserve

Twenty-two people (14 members and eight visitors) gathered at the Henderson Environmental Centre adjacent to the Star Swamp Reserve on a fine, mild morning for a walk to view post-fire grasstrees and other flora. Leaders were Distinguished Professor Emeritus Byron Lamont, Christine Curry from the Northern Suburbs Branch and Friends ...

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Dryandra Woodlands¦Darling Range Branch Visit

 DRB Nats 21 -23 October 2022 This intergenerational weekend offered the 19 participants a variety of opportunities to see the Dryandra woodland featuring the largest remnant of native vegetation in the western Wheatbelt. It’s a valuable and diverse conservation area. Well-signed walking trails guided us through magnificent open eucalypt woodland. The tall, white-barked wandoo and the mallet trees are impressive. ...

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