Science for Saving Species: research of the Threatened Species Recovery Hub

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Liangis Theatre

National Portrait Gallery

King Edward Terrace

Parkes, ACT

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Cutting-edge science that can help shape policy and management decisions and protect Australia’s threatened species will be on show in Canberra on Monday 17 October.

Leading ecological experts from the NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub will detail their latest research results in a session open to those working in threatened species policy and management.



12.15-2.30pm SESSION 1

12:15 Welcome and introduction to NESP Dave Johnson, Department of the Environment and Energy

12:25How can we help? The NESP TSR Mission, Research Plan and Future Associate Professor Brendan Wintle, Acting TSR Hub Director, University of Melbourne

12:30How many feral cats are there in Australia? Associate Professor Sarah Legge, Australian National University

12:50Predators and parasites of endangered hollow nesting birds Professor Rob Heinsohn, Australian National University

1:10Better offsets for threatened species Megan Evans, University of Queensland

1:30Malleefowl fox baiting adaptive management experiment Dr Darren Southwell, University of Melbourne

1:50 Bilby monitoring with Martu: bringing together traditional knowledge and conservation science Dr Anja Skroblin, University of Melbourne

2:10Monitoring reintroductions at Booderee Dr Natasha Robinson, Australian National University



2.30pm AFTERNOON TEA



2.50-5pm SESSION 2

2:50Environmental Accounts Professor David Lindenmayer, Australian National University

3:10Improving threatened species translocation outcomes through genetic strategies Dr Andrew Weeks, University of Melbourne

3:30What value does the community place on threatened-species protection? Professor Dave Pannell, University of Western Australia

3:50National effort towards feral cat control Richard Faulkner, RMIT University

4:10Red hot red list: Professor Stephen Garnett, Charles Darwin University

4:30Response from the Commissioner and open floor discussion Gregory Andrews, Threatened Species Commissioner

5:00pm CLOSE




The Threatened Species Recovery Hub is supported through funding from the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Programme.

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Liangis Theatre

National Portrait Gallery

King Edward Terrace

Parkes, ACT

Australia

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