LS.9 - The large variety of plants


Identifying native plants

Participate in an investigation

Communicate information

Identifying native plants

Eucalypyts - Fact Sheet, from the Australian Museum
http://www.austmus.gov.au/factsheets/eucalypts.htm

SGAP Guide to australian plants - from Society for Growing Australian Plants
http://asgap.org.au/sgap1a.html

Search the Atlas of NSW Wildlife - lists plants in any given national park or reserve, from National Parks and Wildlife
http://wildlifeatlas.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/wildlifeatlas/watlas.jsp

Welcome to the Virtual Herbarium - Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga
http://www.csu.edu.au/herbarium/

Information about some Australian Plants - from Centre for Plant Biodiversity, Australian National Botanic Gardens
http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/australian-plants/australian-plants.html

Handbooks and Field Guides - (Geographical and Ecological) - a list of references useful for teachers, from Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian National Botanic Gardens
A list of references useful for teachers

Community Biodiversity Survey Manual - from Department of Environment and Climate Change
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/howyoucanhelp/01Introduction.pdf

Fact Sheets: Native Plants - form Gardening Australia, ABC
http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/native.htm

Weeds

About Weeds - from Australian Government
http://www.weeds.gov.au/weeds/index.html

Weed identification tool - from Australian Government
http://www.weeds.gov.au/cgi-bin/weedidtool.pl

What is a Weed? - from Hawkesbury River county Council
http://www.hrcc.nsw.gov.au/what_is_a_weed_.html

WHAT IS A WEED? - from COLORADO FOUNDATION FOR AGRICULTURE
http://www.growingyourfuture.com/programs/colorado_reader/natural_pdf/weed02.pdf

Participate as part of a team in an investigation into native plants

Getting To Know your Local Plants - from Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga
http://www.gbcma.vic.gov.au/revegetation/pins/localplants.PDF

How to Build a Plant Press - from The Online Herbarium Project
http://www.uen.org/utahlink/pond/buildpress.htm

Making Leaf Prints - from Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/inhsreports/fall-2000/leaf.html

Bush Regeneration - fact sheet from Greening Australia
BushRegenerationfactsheet.pdf

Whereis? - find the location of your school or local environment a map, enter the school's address in the boxes to get a map of your area, also locate nearby parks with places of interest
http://whereis.com.au/whereis/home.jsp

What's it all about? - a survey of native plants at Loreto Normanhurst with maps, reports and practical information for weed removal
http://www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au/Grounds/whats_it_all_about.htm

Flora for fauna - from National Heritage Trust and Nursery and Garden Industry
http://www.floraforfauna.com/createagarden/take_a_tour.asp

Working Together for the Environment - from Environment Trust
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/environet/

Vegetation Fact Sheets - from Queensland Government
http://www.nrm.qld.gov.au/factsheets/groups.php?group=Vegetation

Alternatives to Invasive Garden Plants - a fact sheet from the CRC Australian Weed Management
http://www.weeds.crc.org.au/documents/fs26_alternatives_garden_plants.pdf

Garden Escapes List & Suggested Alternatives - from Sydney Weeds Committee
http://www.sydneyweeds.org.au/garden-escapes.php

Grow Me Instead - from Grow Me Instead project, download booklet in pdf
http://www.sydneyweeds.org.au/docs/Grow-Me-Instead.pdf

Communicate information

Creating Effective Poster Presentations - from North Carolina State University
http://www.ncsu.edu/project/posters/NewSite/

Effective Presentations - University of Kansas Medical Center
http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/effective.html

Native Plants at Loreto Normanhurst - online report of an extensive survey of the school grounds carried out by National Trust
http://www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au/Grounds/Native_Plants_at_Loreto.htm




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