Hunter Lore

Mysteries and lessons from the ancient and modern Lore of the Plant Hunters.

Choose one of the options below to learn the Lore, and then visit the Apprentice Hunter page to earn your reward!

Identikit

Identikit

Australia has cultural links to the British Isles, but now there are botanical links as well! Some of these links are desirable - garden plants and shade trees - but others are undesirable. Several common British plants have now gone feral in the Australian...
Plant Hunt OH&S for Organisers

Plant Hunt OH&S for Organisers

Some Health and Safety Considerations for Organisers of Plant Hunts: (Courtesy of the Great Plant Hunt- Kew Gardens and the Wellcome Trust ) Outdoor activities The  Plant Hunt activities can be done in school or on school grounds, even if there ...
Community Toolkit - Meet the Veggies

Community Toolkit - Meet the Veggies

Let's bring botany from the wild jungles and sunlit fields into the classroom and into the kitchen....Let's meet the veggies! With the help of Feeding the Future , a coalition of Tasmanian community organisations and individuals with a commitment to...
Safe and Happy Hunting

Safe and Happy Hunting

Some things you need to know before you go hunting: Safety tips and good ideas to make your Plant Hunting a success! Photo credits referenced here.
You Can Eat It! The Sweet Ones

You Can Eat It! The Sweet Ones

The Sweet Ones are generally fruits that we can eat raw, and are filled with yummy sugary goodness. Fruits have evolved over time as a reward for birds and mammals that help to disperse the seeds hidden within. Photo credits referenced here.
You Can Eat It! The Veggie Ones

You Can Eat It! The Veggie Ones

The Veggie Ones are edible plants that we generally cook up or process to add nourishment to our meals. Photo credits referenced here.
You Can Eat It! The Curious Ones

You Can Eat It! The Curious Ones

The Curious Ones are things that don't fit so neatly into the rough categories of sweet fruit or nourishing vegetables. Photo credits referenced here.