Monthly Archives: May 2015

Carrying out a Threatened Species Assessment

U4667034- Hayley Wood 6pm on a brisk Monday night, I find myself in the middle of a forest clearing, perched against a possible ant nest, rocking a high vis jacket. Armed with a pair of binoculars, my gaze has been … Continue reading

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Preservation of Ecological Corridors at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

u5333620 The Place Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (TNR) provides a range of educational, recreational and conservation opportunities. It is a popular bushwalking and animal-watching destination. The Northern Corroboree Frog and Southern Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby captive breeding programs, are among the park’s conservation … Continue reading

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The importance of conserving small portions of forests to the farmers.

u5632637 – Caroline Nunes Luiz Introduction:There is a company in Brazil, called EMBRAPA (The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation). It was established in 1973 as a public company and it is present in all states of Brazil, employing more than 9,000 … Continue reading

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—-Nursery maintenance at Greening Australia—-

-Joe Foskett, u5012240 Greening Australia is an NGO, a non-profit organisation that is not a part of any government body—although in this case, it very often works with the Australian government.  It has many projects, all centred on the goal … Continue reading

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Feral Animal Control in the ACT and Surrounding NSW Region

My work experience involved two days of fieldwork with the NSW Parks and Wildlife Services Pests and Weeds Team learning about a variety of pest control management options currently being explored or used in the Tinderry Nature Reserve and throughout … Continue reading

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The Impacts of civil war on the African forest Elephants in Liberia

The impacts of the civil war on the African Forest Elephants in Liberia- U5503457 In December, 2009, there was an outbreak of civil war which commenced from a little border town-Liberia Ivory Coast and escalated throughout the entire country. This … Continue reading

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Greening Australia: working towards ‘Conservation without Borders’

My experience Over the past two months, I’ve had the opportunity to work with Greening Australia. Our outings to Scottsdale were cancelled as a result of the weather,  I ended up joining their weekly volunteer program which runs Wednesdays and Thursdays. Wednesdays: In the … Continue reading

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