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Acknowledgement of Country

The Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium recognise South Australia's Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the State's lands, water, plants and animals - commonly known as Country.

We observe that Country is central to the social, cultural and spiritual lives of Aboriginal people.

We will build respectful and honest relationships through our work and develop a better awareness of Aboriginal history, knowledge and culture.

Acknowledgement of Country

Image: Trent Hill teaching children about Aboriginal plant use during the school holiday program.


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Saving Plants on Kangaroo Island – winter 2021 update

03 September 2021

Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.