Category Archives: Landcare

Carbon credit calculations at Scottsdale Reserve

I am very interested in the concept of carbon sequestration credits, and the idea that companies with high emissions can put money towards projects that work to remove carbon out of the atmosphere, namely through planting trees. However, due to … Continue reading

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Contributions to Biodiversity Conservation by Volunteers

By Adam McLachlan On a rainy Saturday in September I join Marty, the ACT Parks and Conservation Service (PCS) ParkCare Ranger on what is fairly typical weekend day for him. His job is to facilitate and support the volunteer efforts … Continue reading

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The Practicalities of Habitat Regeneration at Mt Majura

Thomas Paine – U7013853 Habitat loss is the largest threat to biodiversity and whilst fires in the Amazon capture headlines, degradation has occurred much closer to home. Recently I had the opportunity to understand the historical degradation of a box … Continue reading

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Environmental offsets – involving the community for a better Canberra

Author: u5641612 Biodiversity offsets have taken storm as a policy safeguard for development. They came into effect in Canberra in 2015 through the ACT Environmental Offsets Policy (EOP), a statutory policy under the Planning and Development Act 2007. The EOP … Continue reading

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One Day with ANU Intrepid Landcare

By Yingxianxian Liu (U5907338) ANU Intrepid Landcare is an open association that offer opportunities for everyone who has an interest in landcare, habitat restoration, and environmental conservation. It cooperates with Wandiyali Restoration Trust and many land managers. It continually provides … Continue reading

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Trees growing on ‘minefields’ – Andres Gordon

Trees growing on ‘minefields’ Throughout the last 800 years of human history, conflicts between different groups have opened paths for the use of imaginative and controversial tools to stop, injure and most of the times destroy one another (Truver, 2012). … Continue reading

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Restoring remnant vegetation and reducing Biodiversity loss in farmland: The Agricultural Matrix in the Far South Coast of NSW

The Bega Valley on the Far South Coast of NSW is one of the most picturesque coastal regions in Australia, with far reaching coastlines mixed with rich and diverse National Parks, such as Biamanga, Ben Boyd and Bournda. The area … Continue reading

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