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Mankarr monitoring on “Cool Green Science”

It was a please to work with Justine Hausheer on this piece that describes the mankarr project and how Indigenous rangers are helping to keep the mankarr strong. See post here.  

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Sense of place: the ecosystem service to align social and conservation values?

Originally posted on The Quantitative & Applied Ecology Group:
Many conservation issues are influenced by a complex mix of environmental, social, economic and cultural processes. At times, conservation decision-making can be complicated by opposing social and ecological values. In this…

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Martu bilby monitoring in Science for saving species magazine

The Martu monitoring of bilbies project I’ve been working on has been featured in the latest edition of the Science for saving species magazine, which has several articles stressing the importance of good collaborations and stakeholder engagement for conservation outcomes. … Continue reading

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Darting cattle for conservation research

Ever needed to individually capture free-ranging cattle outside of mustering time? These two new papers from Jordan Hampton et al. may point you in the right direction: An effective humane, and cost-effective method for darting to immoblise cattle from the … Continue reading

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Learning about right-way partnerships at the ESA Biocultural Symposium

My favourite part of ESA in Fremantle  was going along to the Indigenous Biocultural Knowledge Symposium. It’s really exciting to hear from Indigenous rangers about all the great work they’ve been doing to care for country, and learning about the various … Continue reading

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Indigenous Bilby Festival

A huge white marquee on the red-dirt, 150 knowledgeable participants from across the nation, deep abiding respect, lashings of enthusiasm for culture and conservation, and….. the Threatened Species Commissioner in a freaky bilby suit?….. perfect ingredients for the inaugural Indigenous … Continue reading

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Monitoring bilbies in the western deserts

I’ve started working on an exciting project in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa (KJ). We’re aiming to refine the ability of indigenous ranger lead monitoring to detect changes in population status of the bilby in the remote … Continue reading

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