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Perth Roadshow and Workshop - NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub

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Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

17 Dick Perry Avenue

Kensington, WA 6151

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The NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub invite you to join us at our
Perth Research Roadshow

8.30am Tea and coffee on arrival

9.00am-9.30am Opening and Welcome

9:30am-11:10am Presentation Session 1 – Engaging people in threatened species recovery

Raising the profile of threatened species

  • A Threatened Species Index for Australia
    Dr Elisa Bayraktarov, University of Queensland
  • Values of threatened species: Lessons from a review of global studies
    Dr Ram Pandit, University of Western Australia
  • Novel resources for threatened species
    Dr Leonie Valentine, University of Western Australia, and Dr Cristina Ramalho, Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub, University of Western Australia

Collaborations to monitor and recover threatened species

  • Sparking engagement and recovering species through citizen science
    Dr Rochelle Steven, University of Queensland
  • Designing a strategy to monitor Mankarr in Martu Country
    Adam Pennington and Tracy Carboon, Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa
  • Monitoring protocols of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Dr Martin Dziminski, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Morning Tea

11:30am-1:10pm Presentation Session 2 – Designing recovery actions for threatened fauna and flora

Session introduction: Margaret Byrne, Executive Director, Biodiversity and Conservation Science, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Recovery actions for threatened fauna

  • Emergency care – identifying and prioritising action to save fauna at acute risk of extinction
    Professor John Woinarski, Charles Darwin University
  • Costing threatened species recovery actions
    Dr Asha Gunawardena, University of Western Australia
  • Understanding and predicting the habitat needs of the white bellied frog
    Emily Hoffman, University of Western Australia

Saving threatened plants

  • Lessons in plant translocation
    Dr Dave Coates, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions and
    Dr Lucy Commander, Australian Network for Plant Conservation
  • Evaluating translocation success in long lived plants
    Leonie Monks, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
  • Saving our most imperilled plants
    Associate Professor Rod Fensham, Queensland Herbarium

Lunch

2:00pm-3:00pm Presentation Session 3 – Safe havens

Planning and managing safe havens for threatened species

  • Strategic planning for safe havens
    Associate Professor Michael Bode, Queensland University of Technology
  • Planning and population modelling for Dirk Hartog Island
    Dr Kym Ottewell, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions and
    Dr Dan White, University of Western Australia
  • Digging mammals as ecosystem engineers
    Dr Leonie Valentine, University of Western Australia

Afternoon Tea

3:20pm – 4:50pm Workshop

Participants are invited to discuss the research presented in the morning and its value for threatened species management and policy in WA. This is an opportunity to provide input into how the TSR Hub engages with specialists and the community, and how we share our research findings with key audiences.

4.50pm Final wrap-up

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This event has been organised in collaboration with the WA Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

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