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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.

Flinders finds

08 February 2017

On the hunt for rare and endemic species for a special Botanic Gardens project.

Threatened orchids work

05 September 2016

The Seed Hunters find some orchid-saving allies in Kildare College students.

Perusing the peas of SA

23 May 2016

We all recognise the iconic Sturt's Desert Pea, but it's worth getting to know our state's other dazzling Swainsonas.

Travels through Witjira

11 February 2016

The Seed Hunters travel to the beautiful Witjira National Park on the Simpson Desert's edge, making some rare finds.

Recent posts

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.