Kings Park¦Weekend Walk

Sixteen members and friends, mostly from the Meetup group, enjoyed a beautiful autumn day in Kings Park on April 7th. Rosser’s Banksia (Banksia rosserae) was in full bloom in the endangered garden. This arid land Banksia grows naturally south of Cue on Kirkalocka station, so it was a rare treat ...

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The Fauna of Kings Park

Our speaker, following the AGM, was Ryan Glowacki, Bushland Manager for the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority. Ryan began by talking about Quendas, which were until recently considered to be a subspecies of the Southern Brown Bandicoot, Isoodon obesulus. Now they have been assigned their own species: Isoodon fusciventer. Before ...

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Mesozoic Dinosaurs of WA

Main Club November Meeting Our speaker, Mikael Siversson, is the head of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the WA Museum. He manages the Palaeontology collection of 1.5 million specimens at the museum, which contains for example: stromatolites from the Pilbara, fish from Gogo in the Kimberley and ...

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