For People & Plants

For People & Plants, a quartely publication from the Friends of Kings Park contains a colourful array of articles, many with a strong horticultural or scienfitific emphasis. The explorations, discoveries, adventures and tales from the members, staff and visitors fill the pages, including highlights, developments and what's happening in Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Available from Aspects of Kings Park, cost $6. Subscription included in Friends of Kings Park Membership.

Autumn 2015 Issue 89

89 coverIn this issue:

  • Blooming marvellous! The Western Australian Botanic Garden hits the big five-O.
  • Stepping out in Style.
  • New red Grevillea to commemorate ANZAC centenary.
  • The park of peace.
  • Dedicated to service.
  • Citizen historians sought to tell soldiers' stories.
  • Out of the classroom and into the wild.
  • Incredible adaptions of pygmy sundews.
  • A Mark of distinction: A decade of achievement for Kings Park CEO.
  • Dragon tree finds a new home in Kings Park.
  • Petrophile
  • Caring for the bush, from Sydney to Perth.
  • Call-out for a new dream team.
  • The impact of genetic diversity on translocation success.
  • Surviving without fire.
  • Clever native bees stay high and dry.

Front Cover:  RSL Spirit of ANZAC Grevillea can be seen planted around the State War Memorial in Kings Park.

Photo: Dave Blumer.

Article about the Australian genus Petrophile is available online by clicking here. Petrophile is available online by clicking here.




Magazine Topic Indices

For People & Plants Issues 1 - 88

Magazine Cover Issue 1Thanks to the amazing effort and dedication of the Kings Park Volunteer Guides Audrey and Harry Pearson, we have available a topical index for past issues of 'For People & Plants' magazine.

Topics in alphabetical order:

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Topics in each issue:

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Please note: The Magazine Index is updated every 3 issues.

Some past issues are available from the Friends Office for a gold coin donation.

The cover pictured right is the first issue printed in Autumn 1993, featuring a message from the Premier The Hon Richard Court. The full text is available here pdfMagazine_For_People_and_Plants_Issue_1_Autumn_1993.pdf1.82 MB


Magazine Subscripton

A yearly subscrption to our quarterly magazine 'For People and Plants' is now available for $30 including postage. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our Office Administrator Liz (08) 9480 3643