George Brockway: The forgotten conservationist.

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George Brockway (1922 to 1965), probably best known within the scientific circles of this State for his research into tree growth in the arid zones of WA, was also a major contributor to the establishment and maintenance of the extensive system of Nature Reserves in the Central Wheatbelt region. As a conservationist he was concerned with protecting the fragile ecosystem of these drier areas, which he felt was directly threatened by agriculture expansion. This articles examines his work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-96
Number of pages3
JournalThe Western Australian Naturalist
Volume17
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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George Brockway: The forgotten conservationist. / Fordham, Helen.

In: The Western Australian Naturalist, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1988, p. 94-96.

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