Seed Hunters Follow the SA Seed Conservation Centre seed hunters as they travel the state helping protect our threatened plants from extinction.
The South Australian Seed Conservation Centre is proudly supported by CMV Foundation, Thyne Reid Foundation, Antony & Mary Lou Simpson, ElectraNet and High Noon Trust.
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.
17 August 2021
Repatriation of a rare pea from the UK Seed Bank for bushfire recovery in the Adelaide Hills.
02 February 2021
Saving seeds on Kangaroo Island following the bushfires of summer 2019-20.
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.
24 August 2018
Friends of the Botanic Gardens volunteers have been busy preparing tiny seedlings of an endangered native plant.
07 March 2018
Dan Duval and Dr Jenny Guerin discuss the plight of native plant species on the rugged South Australian island.
06 February 2018
A new discovery of the endangered Arckaringa daisy and a threatened orchids project land the seed team in the news.
30 October 2017
The Seed Centre team have been clocking up some k's recently in the hunt for rare SA flora.
31 August 2017
Our expert volunteers headed north recently, collecting over 100 plant specimens and recording over 1,500 images!
03 August 2017
With seed season on the way, our Seed Hunters are planning which rare finds on the wish-list they're going to target.