Providing local-provenance seed for West Gippsland revegetation
Volunteers at the West Gippsland Seedbank collect indigenous seed within a 30km radius of Warragul. The seed is cleaned, stored and sold for use in private and public revegetation projects.
Local-provenance indigenous seed
Ethical & best practice methods
A not-for-profit organisation
About the Seedbank
The Seedbank was established to collect and supply local-provenance, indigenous seed, and advocate for its use in revegetation projects.
Find out more about our association.
The seeds we collect
We collect seed from more than 60 plant species, all of which occur naturally in West Gippsland.
From small grasses to tall trees, find out about our seeds and how to buy them.
Volunteer with us
The Seedbank is operated entirely by volunteers, with a range of activities according to the season.
We always welcome new volunteers – find out about the rewarding work we do.
With special thanks to our supporters
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News from the Seedbank
We thank Riverbank Media for creating this modern and informative website, and hope you enjoy exploring what it has to offer. The West Gippsland…
Despite a wet spring and a slow start, we celebrate another successful season this year. Our President reports on the 2022-23 seed collection...
West Gippsland Seedbank collected a large number of seeds from Labertouche Creek Reserve, not long before it was destroyed by the Black Saturday...
Information & Resources
Getting started: plan your planting project
Resources and advice to help you plan your revegetation project in West Gippsland
What are 'indigenous' and 'endemic' plants?
Understanding these important botanical terms
Find out how the Seedbank started
A success story:
Seed collected just before Black Saturday Bushfires