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Seeds of Change

The south-west of Australia is one of the most extraordinary and under threat areas of biodiversity in the world. Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak celebrates this fragile and complex environment through science and Noongar culture, considering how both perspectives can work together to preserve our natural world. 

As part of Seeds of Change primary school classes throughout Western Australia became guardians of a totem, just one of the 180,000 species with which we share our environment.

To celebrate their totem and its special place in our world, each student created a glowing seedpod to feature in a stunning collective artwork across the contours of Yorkas Nyinning, The Pioneer Women’s Memorial slope at Kings Park. Each seedpod will sit with 2,000 other seeds of change at the culmination of Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak, as a glowing illustration of the interconnectivity and biodiversity of species from the south west.