Florabank News



Florabank Species Navigator - our most popular resource
Florabank is assisting thousands of people every month who want to collect seed, propagate, grow or use Australian native species. The Florabank Species Navigator is now our most p.....
Box-Gum Grassy Woodland Species Information
To make things easier for people restoring threatened Box-Gum Grassy Woodlands,  Florabank has now brought together the Species Navigator Fact Sheets for 42 Box-Gum .....
Florabank Native Seed Training Courses
  Seed collectors who work in the Box-Gum Grassy Woodland distribution area in NSW, Vic or Qld and who collect seed for the restoration of Box-Gum Grassy Woodland habitat a.....
Industry input for proposed native seed Standards and Accreditation in WA.
Florabank is working with RIAWA, the Revegetation Industry Association of WA to contribute to their proposed seed standards criteria for the industry.  RIAWA is currently work.....
Happy New Year from Florabank: a summary of Florabank's 2009 achievements and 2010 goals
  During 2009 Florabank continued work towards improving the availability of native seed for large-scale restoration projects across Australia.  This work has severa.....
Australian Germplasm Conservation Guidelines now available
A new book is now available called "Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia: Strategies and Guidelines for developing, managing and utilising ex situ collections" ...
Florabank - working in Box Gum Woodlands
Florabank is proud to announce that we are a partner in  "Communities in Landscapes - working together to integrate conservation and production across Box-Gum woodlands". .....
Florabank Training in Berrigan NSW; October 20-23 2009
 Florabank will be holding a Professional Development Training Course for seed collectors in conjunction with the Murray CMA at their seedbank in Berrigan NSW. ...
Florabank - working in Box Gum Woodlands
Florabank is proud to announce that we are a partner in "Communities in Landscapes - working together to integrate conservation and production across Box-Gum woodlands".  ...
Florabank Training in Geraldton WA 22-25 September
Florabank will be holding a Professional Development Training Course for seed collectors in conjunction with the Northern Agricultural Catchment Council in West.....
Native Seed Forum, Melbourne September 3 and 4
This forum is to celebrate the achievements of the Millenium Seedbank Project in Australia.  ...
Training for the native seed sector - comments needed
Native seed accredited training is changing, and we need your feedback!  Agrifood Skills Australia has recently released a new combined training package merging the Conse.....
Taxonomy Research Project
Do you have trouble accessing taxonomic information about the plants you work with?  Do you know all the tools available?  What is it that you want from taxonomy to .....
New Review article on Seed Supply for Restoration
A new scientific  review of the issues around seed supply for restoration, including provenance, by Dr Linda Broadhurst and colleagues is now available (Broadhurst et al......
Florabank Seed Symposium at ESA08 Conference, Sydney 1-5 Dec
"Native Seeds: Germinating Science for Revegetation Success" is the name of the Symposium Florabank is convening at the Ecological Society of Australia's 08 Conference at Sydney Un.....
Genetic issues in Seed Production Areas - a new resource
Setting up a Seed Production Area can be a confusing process, but Greening Australia has just produced a new resource to assist people to understand the genetic issues involved and.....
Veg Futures 08 - Australia's national vegetation conference
  Greening Australia and Land & Water Australia invite you to Veg Futures 08 - a comprehensive, practical conference about the nation's most pressing challenges .....
New Seed Production Area Guideline
The Corangamite Seed Supply and Revegetation Project has produced a new Seed Production Area Guideline to help people with the key points to consider when planning and establishing.....
Florabank's new online tools launched
Florabank is pleased to announce the launch of our new online tools - Species Navigator, Vegetation Management Tool and Floradata Online.  You can access these new tools throu.....
New information and events about Seed Production Areas
Seed Production areas are a hot topic at the moment, with a new publication and two events in Victoria and the ACT which showcase seed production while considering issues of proven.....
Florabank officially launched
The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources has launched Florabank in Sydney today (Tuesday 28 August 2007) at Nielson Park on Sydney Harbour. .....
Managing Genetic Diversity
A new resource released this week provides more fuel to the ongoing debate about provenance. Learn about what scientist Linda Broadhurst has to say about how to manage genetic.....
Florabank website re-launched
Florabank, Australia's premier native seed resource is up and running again thanks to an injection of funds from the Natural Heritage Trust. ...