Notification: Parks and Wildlife Service is part of the new Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA).

2016 17 arar
pdfScience Division Research
Activity Report 2016-17
12.9 MB

Parks and Wildlife research findings can be accessed in a variety of ways:

  • Parks and Wildlife scientific journals
    • Conservation Science Western Australia
      A primarily electronic journal publishing papers by staff on nature conservation and natural resource management activities.
    • Nuytsia - WA's Journal of Systematic Botany
      A refereed journal that publishes original papers on systematic botany with preference given to papers relating to the flora of Western Australia. Its scope includes revisionary studies and systematic analyses of native plant groups, papers publishing new species or drawing attention to potential new invasive species, and short communications of taxonomic and nomenclatural clarifications.
  • Staff publications
    (includes staff bibliographies)
  • Information sheets
    (provides information on research findings)
  • Software
    • Max - A Species Database Helper For Windows
      Max is a species database management tool that helps you keep up to date with the latest plant names as well as providing an electronic collecting book for your specimen data. Version 3 is now available.
    • Scientific Plant Names Dictionary
      This electronic dictionary file is generated from the information systems at the Western Australian Herbarium. It aims to provide an authoritative listing to aid with the correct spelling of these scientific names within common word processing software.
  • Plans and reports
    (includes strategic plans, business plans, research activity reports, and some project plans & reports)
  • Landscope Magazine
    (Parks and Wildlife's quarterly magazine exploring fascinating Western Australia with leading scientists, writers and photographers)
  • The Parks and Wildlife Library staff can provide expert service in locating information.
  • Naturemap - online database of inforamtion on the distribution of WA's flora
  • Florabase - online database of WA's plants
  • data.wa.gov.au - provides access to WA Government data, including Parks and Wildlife datasets

Articles in this category:

Title Modified Date
Conservation Science Western Australia Journal Monday, 26 June 2017 10:34
Max Tuesday, 05 July 2016 09:19
Parks and Wildlife Library Monday, 22 May 2017 15:58
Plans and reports Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:59
Science Information Sheets Thursday, 27 April 2017 14:46
Seed Notes for Western Australia Monday, 22 May 2017 16:09