Gavin Phillips

Gavin Phillips
Seedbank Officer Email: gavin.phillips@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Phone: (02) 4634 7918
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Research Interests:

Based at the Australian PlantBank at Mount Annan, my area of work is the collection of seeds and plant material from across NSW for long term conservation storage, research and horticultural development with a particular focus on threatened species and trees.

Current Projects:

Field collecting of seeds for:

  • Global Tree Project (in collaboration with Australian Seedbank Partnership and Millennium Seedbank, Kew)

  • Saving Our Species Programs (in collaboration with Office of Environment and Heritage and NPWS)

  • Ex Situ Collections of Australian Flora Threatened by Phytophthera cinnamomi Project (in collaboration with Australian Seedbank Partnership)

  • NSW threatened species conservation

  • Rainforest Conservation Project

  • Save a Species Walk funded collections

https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/Science-Conservation/Our-Work-Discoveries/Science-News/Save-A-Species-Collections

https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/About-Us/News/2016/Eucalyptus-Deuaensis

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-22/rare-plants-bloom-in-far-west-new-south-wales-after-winter-rain/8045462