Fenner in the News - Incredible, secret firefighting mission saves famous 'dinosaur trees'

16 January 2020

Firefighters have saved the only known natural grove of the world-famous Wollemi pines from destruction during the record-breaking bushfires in NSW.

ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society associate professor Cris Brack said fossil evidence indicates that the trees existed between 200 and 100 million years ago and were once present across the whole of Australia - and some of these would thousands of years old themselves.

Read the full article at the Sydney Morning Herald website.