Event :: 13 Mar 2015 :: A day at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan: restoration after control of African Olive, and a tour of PlantBank

Plant Bank

Photos John Gollings Photography Location: Sydney region, south west Friday 13 March 2015 10.00am – 2.30pm   Dr Peter Cuneo will host a day for ecological restoration practitioners to learn more about the broad scale removal of African Olive, in particular how to restore cleared ‘ground zero’ sites where it had been growing as a monoculture for […]

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Launch of AABR’s video platform


AABR’s new video service is now up and running, starting with the first 2 presentations from the 2014 conference: Nigel Tucker’s Restoration, Regeneration and Resilience in the tropics and Justin Jonson’s, Large scale reconstruction of semi-arid ecosystems in south-west Western Australia. More are in the queue for editing and uploading, Thanks to our conference sponsor […]

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Justin Jonson. Large scale reconstruction of semi-arid ecosystems in south-west Western Australia


Justin Jonson is managing director, Threshold Environmental Pty. Ltd. As restoration manager for Greening Australia (2006-9) and manager of his own company (2010 – present) Justin has been involved in designing and implementing broad scale direct seeded and planted linkages on 765 hectares of marginal agricultural land in SW Western Australia. Detailed monitoring indicates these […]

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AABR symposium a success!

AABR Seminar 2014

Yesterday’s AABR symposium “Rebuilding ecosystems, what are the principles?” was a great success. The conference centre venue was a great space and about 220 people attended. From all accounts the audience were all blown away by the very high quality of the ecological restoration work represented by the 7 invited speakers as well as the […]

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Peggy James Book :: Cosmopolitan Conservationists


COSMOPOLITAN CONSERVATIONISTS Greening Modern Sydney By Peggy James $39.95 • pb • isbn 9781925003086 Cosmpolitan Conservationists tells the stories of the intertwined lives and the stories of the intertwined lives and century Sydney. Their network featured: David STEAD Walter Burley GRIFFIN Charles BEAN Thistle HARRIS Norman WEEKES Marie BYLES Myles DUNPHY Annie WYATT Each individual […]

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