2023 President’s Report

2023 President’s Report

2023 President’s Report The Seedbank held its Annual General Meeting on 5 October this year. President Lorraine Hobgen shares her report of the Seedbank’s activities. The 2022-2023 season has been one of change. The climate made for difficult collection early on...
Review of the 2022-23 seed collection season

Review of the 2022-23 seed collection season

Review of the 2022-23 seed collection season Despite a wet spring and a slow start, we celebrate another successful season this year. Our President reports on the 2022-23 seed collection season. We’ve reached the end of another successful seed collection season. The...
A success story: Seed saved before Black Saturday Bushfires

A success story: Seed saved before Black Saturday Bushfires

A success story: Seed saved before Black Saturday Bushfires West Gippsland Seedbank collected a large number of seeds from Labertouche Creek Reserve, not long before it was destroyed by the Black Saturday Bushfires. West Gippsland Seedbank is pleased to play a part in...
History of the West Gippsland Seedbank

History of the West Gippsland Seedbank

History of the West Gippsland Seedbank It’s more than 15 years since West Gippsland Seedbank was formed, and our group has grown and developed ever since. Below, we share the history of our treasured organisation. Beginnings of the West Gippsland Seedbank West...
What are ‘indigenous’ and ‘endemic’ plants?

What are ‘indigenous’ and ‘endemic’ plants?

What are ‘indigenous’ and ‘endemic’ plants? In this article, we explain the difference between indigenous and endemic species, and how that relates to the seeds we collect at the West Gippsland Seedbank. With such a broad mixture of climate and growing conditions...