Seed Hunters

Follow the SA Seed Conservation Centre seed hunters as they travel the state helping protect our threatened plants from extinction.

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.

South Aussie seed on new postage stamp!

08 October 2019

Australia Post has today released a selection of stamps that highlight the importance of seed banking. One of them features a rare South Australian grass, Cleland's Wallaby-Grass.

Seed Hunters in the news

06 February 2018

A new discovery of the endangered Arckaringa daisy and a threatened orchids project land the seed team in the news.

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