AABR events are free and open to all, aiming to promote and encourage information exchange in ecological restoration management and practices. Saturday 11th July 2015 Ecological consultant Andy Baker will lead 2 walks through this unique Endangered Ecological Community and discuss the extensive restoration works including use of fire. The Byron Bay Clay Heath is […]
About the course Dates: Sat 18 & Sun 19 July 2015 (it is a 2 day course) Time: 8:45 am to 4:00 pm Place: The C.E.C.A.L. Hall at 15 Clarke Street, Earlwood (entrance on Lewis St) Nearest railway station is Bardwell Park & buses 423, 471, 499 pass nearby. Cost: $165 per person, $155 for […]
Event :: 24 July :: Following the Foreshore: A guided walk around Lake Wallis restoration sites on NSW mid-north coast
Join local bush regeneration contractor, Melanie Ledgett, on a morning walk around saltmarsh and wetland communities surrounding the peaceful village of Coomba Park, on the western shore of Wallis Lake. Ten years of bush regeneration has seen impenetrable lantana and senna infestations restored to healthy wetlands with groves of cabbage tree palms, swamp oaks, carex, […]
Tim Berryman is principal of Cumberland Plain Seeds, NSW. For some decades Tim has been developing ecological approaches and technologies for rebuilding grassy understories, particularly focusing on the Cumberland Plain Woodland. More recently he has been working towards establishing broad acre grassy swards in Rio Tinto’s Hunter Valley mine sites.
AABR President, Tein McDonal’s opening of the AABR 2014 Seminar.
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 […]
Nigel Tucker is principal environmental scientist at Biotropica Australia. Nigel is also co-author of the very popular book guiding restoration in north Queensland, ‘Repairing the Rainforest’ and will illustrate his talk drawing on his own experience of rainforest restoration projects across the wet and dry tropics. He will emphasise the importance of using a reference […]
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 […]
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 […]
An updated edition of AABR’s Ticks and tick-borne diseases-protecting yourself is now available. Thanks to everyone who provided feedback and advice. It has been good to hear that so many people have found it useful. We hope you stay tick-safe and enjoy your time working in the bush! Lynn Rees and Virginia Bear