Category Archives: Reintroduction

Scottsdale Reserve: An ambitious project

On Friday October 6, I ventured down to Scottsdale Reserve, Bredbo, with ANU senior lecturer Dr. David Freudenberger and some fellow classmates. Our goal was to assess tree health and growth of previous tree plantings by Greening Australia and previous … Continue reading

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Scottsdale Reserve: A world of pure conservation

75km south of Canberra off the Monaro Highway sits Scottsdale Reserve, a haven of biodiversity conservation and scientific experimentation. Scottsdale Reserve is home to a diverse range of species, with 142 animal species and 217 plant species present within two … Continue reading

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Protecting birds in the Bush Capital: the role of community-based activities to improve biodiversity conservation

An overview of Canberra’s bird diversity The “Bush Capital” is surrounded by grasslands, woodlands and wetlands that provide breeding and foraging habitats for many animal species. (Environment and Planning Directorate, 2014). However, these landscapes are under threat. Population growth and … Continue reading

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