photographs on this site are copyright, and remain the sole property
of the members and friends of SGAP Townsville.
Please ask first if you wish too use any photographs on this site.[email protected]
Many of our members have been photographing
native species since the society was established in 1970, usually in the
form of 35mm slides. In recent years most of these slides have languished in boxes, having been
superceded by digital technology.
In January 2008 the Society successfully
applied for a grant from Townsville City Council, to purchase a quality scanner in order to
give these slides a new lease of life and as a result some of these
images have been used in this website. The Society acknowledges
the support of Townsville City Council.
Many of the
images, that have so far been digitised, come from the large back cataloque belonging to Keith
Townsend who is a long-serving member of SGAP Townsville.
For many years he has provided images for use in the
As a professional botanist Russell Cumming
has perhaps seen as much of our native landscape as anyone else, and has been
a long time friend and supporter of SGAP Townsville. We are indebted to Russell for the
generous contribution to this website from his large photographic collection
Dr Greg Calvert is a professional
botanist with a passion for all aspects of his native environment which he is keen to share at
every opportunity. A long time member of SGAP Townsville, Greg is always contributing his
time and expertise to our meetings, and his photograhic contribution to this website speaks for